ATK Plans Major Announcement About Liberty on Wednesday


Los Angeles, May 8, 2012 (ATK PR) – ATK will be making a major announcement and providing
updates on its Liberty System, which provides the safest, most reliable capability to launch crews to low earth orbit for commercial space. The announcement will be made at the SpaceCraft Technology Expo in Los Angeles, California during the Liberty session.  

What:  Liberty Transportation System Session
Date:   Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Time:   4:30 – 5:30 p.m.  PDT
Where: Spacecraft Technology Expo
            L.A. Convention Center
            Room 1
Who:   Liberty’s program team and major element providers
Live Webcast:  http://www.spacevidcast.com/

Background

  • One year ago ATK introduced the Liberty Launch Vehicle as a provider for NASA’s Commercial Crew Program.
  • Since that time the Liberty team has accelerated system development, working closely with NASA under a Space Act Agreement through the Commercial Crew Program
  • ATK is providing the safest design and most reliable system by bringing together flight-proven subsystems, designed from inception, to meet NASA’s human-rating requirements.