Media are invited to view and photograph Orbital ATK’s Cygnus spacecraft, packed with cargo and scientific experiments for its upcoming flight to the International Space Station, at 10:30 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Oct. 18, at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Virginia.
Media also will have an opportunity to speak with NASA and Orbital ATK officials about the targeted no earlier than Nov. 10 mission and the space agency’s effort to send supplies to the space station using commercial companies. The officials available at the event include:
- Sam Scimemi, director for the International Space Station, NASA Headquarters, Washington
- Rick Mastracchio, senior director of operations, commercial resupply services program, Orbital ATK, Dulles, Virginia
- Kurt Eberly, vice president, Antares, Orbital ATK
To attend this event, media must apply for accreditation by contacting Keith Koehler at firstname.lastname@example.org by noon, Tuesday, Oct. 17. Accreditation is open only to media who are U.S. citizens.