Taurus II first stage arrives from Ukraine

The Ukrainian first stage of the Orbital Sciences Taurus II rocket has arrived at their Wallops Island facility: /– Stage One Core Arrives at Wallops, Launch Site Development Update – Taurus II/Orbital – Dec.10 /– Stage 1 of rocket arrives at Wallops: 90-foot-long section sent from Ukraine in advance of early 2011 launch date – delmarvanow.com/The Daily Times (via spacetoday.net) /– 1st Stage of Taurus 2 Arrives at Space Island – Spaceports /– New rocket taking shape at Virginia spaceport – Examiner.com === Here is the timeline for Orbital’s ISS cargo resupply program: Milestone10-20-2010.pdf.

Note that the first flight of the Taurus II/Cygnus system is set for early third quarter of 2011.

More about Orbital’s Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS)/Commercial Resupply Service (CRS) program.

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