Orbital Sciences signs $1bn contract with Energomash for Antares engines

Antares 110 rocket

Orbital Sciences, the  U.S. based company that specialised n the design, manufacture and launch of small- and medium- class space and rocket systems has  signed a billion-dollar contract with Russia’s Energomash for the design and installation of 60  rocket engines. Work has already started on the first two units.The engines will be used in Orbital’s Antares expendable launch system. ITAR-TASS