AIMM Prepares for ORB-1 Launch

AIMM’s Senior Vice President, Engineering & Digital Technologies, Jeff Elliott is heading back to NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility this week in preparation for the ISS Commercial Resupply Services Mission (ORB-1) launch. The launch is currently scheduled for Tuesday, December 17, at approximately 10:04 p.m. from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility. AIMM will be providing broadcast engineering and video production support.

According to Orbital’s mission updates, Antares and Cygnus teams are in the advanced stages of preparation for the operational resupply mission to the International Space Station. Over the next 11 days, major operational events are scheduled to take place. Among them, the movement of the Antares rocket to the transporter/erector/launcher (TEL) and a series of tests to ensure all systems are properly working together. The roll out and initial on-pad operations that are currently scheduled for December 15.

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