Pasadena, Calif. – Orbital Sciences Corp. expects to move the initial Antares rocket to the launch pad at Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport on Wallops Island, Va., later this month in preparation for hot fire tests. “We’re going through closing out the ‘punch list’ and are now waiting for the State of Virginia to hand us the keys,” says Mark Pieczynski, Orbital vice president of space launch business development. The facility is being developed by Virginia Commercial Space Flight ...


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