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Europe’s ExoMars orbiter smoothly cruising toward red planet

March 23, 2016

Ground controllers are running Europe’s ExoMars orbiter through a post-launch checkup a week after its successful liftoff aboard a Proton rocket, and a first look at the probe’s systems has revealed no problems, the mission’s flight director said Tuesday.

Q&A with Michel Denis, ExoMars flight director

March 23, 2016

Michel Denis, flight director for Europe’s ExoMars mission, spoke with Spaceflight Now on March 22 about the status of the spacecraft a week after its blastoff from Kazakhstan en route to the red planet.

Atlas 5/Cygnus NASA TV broadcast

March 23, 2016

The NASA TV broadcast of the launch of an Atlas 5 rocket carrying the Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo ship bound for the International Space Station on March 22, 2016. (Membership Required)

Atlas 5/Cygnus post-launch press conference

March 23, 2016

Watch the post-launch press conference held at the Kennedy Space Center following the successful launch of an Atlas 5 carrying Orbital ATK’s Cygnus AO-6 cargo craft, which is headed to the International Space Station.

Photos: Cygnus soars aboard Atlas 5

March 23, 2016

More photos show the successful liftoff of the United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket flight carrying the Cygnus commercial cargo spacecraft for Orbital ATK and the International Space Station.

Photos: More rocket rollout shots

March 22, 2016

Rollout of the Atlas 5 rocket from the Vertical Integration Facility to the launch pad at Complex 41 occurred at 10 a.m. on Monday. Liftoff is planned for Tuesday night to deliver the Cygnus resupply ship into orbit en route to the International Space Station.

Atlas/Cygnus pre-launch news conference

March 21, 2016

Watch the pre-launch news conference held Monday, March 21 at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center to preview liftoff of the Orbital ATK commercial Cygnus cargo ship aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket for the International Space Station.

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