NASA Selects Orbital's Pegasus Rocket to Launch 8 CYGNSS Science Satellites

March 2014
Wireless Satellite & Broadcasting;Mar2014, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p1
The article reports that the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration has awarded Orbital Sciences Corporation, a U.S.-based space technology company, a contract to launch the Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) multi-satellite mission aboard a Pegasus XL rocket carried by Orbital's Stargazer L-1011 aircraft. It describes the past performance of the Pegasus XL rocket in its last 28 consecutive missions and discusses the objective of the CYGNSS multi-satellite mission.


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