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    Orbital Sciences Corp. (ORB)

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    Orbital Sciences Corp.
    45101 Warp Drive
    Dulles, VA 20166
    United States - Map
    Phone: 703-406-5000
    Website: http://www.orbital.com

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    Sector:Industrial Goods
    Industry:Aerospace/Defense Products & Services
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    Business Summary 

    Orbital Sciences Corporation develops and manufactures small- and medium-class rockets and space systems for commercial, military, and civil government customers in the United States, Europe, Eurasia, Mexico, South America, and East Asia. It operates through three segments: Launch Vehicles, Satellites and Space Systems, and Advanced Space Programs. The Launch Vehicles segment develops and produces space launch vehicles that place satellites into low-earth orbit; interceptor launch vehicles for missile defense systems, such as interceptor boosters; and target launch vehicles, such as suborbital rockets and their principal subsystems, as well as payloads carried by vehicles used in the development and testing of missile defense systems. The Satellites and Space Systems segment develops and produces communications satellites that provide cable and direct-to-home television distribution, business data network connectivity, regional mobile telephony, and other space-based communications services; and science and remote sensing satellites that are used to conduct space-related scientific research, collect imagery and other remotely-sensed data about the Earth, carry out interplanetary and other deep-space exploration missions, and demonstrate new space technologies. This segment also offers space systems and subsystems, including satellite command and data handling, and attitude control and structural subsystems; and a range of space-related technical services, such as analytical, engineering, and production services for space-related science and defense programs. The Advanced Space Programs segment develops and produces human-rated space systems to be used in earth orbit, planetary exploration, and other space missions; advanced flight systems; and small- and medium-class satellites and related systems used for national security space missions and related technology demonstration programs. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Dulles, Virginia. As of February 9, 2015, Orbital Sciences Corp. operates as a subsidiary of Orbital ATK, Inc.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Orbital Sciences Corp.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Feb 1, 2015 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 9; Shareholder Rights: 3; Compensation: 5.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. David W. Thompson , 61
    Co-Founder, Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres
    Mr. Garrett E. Pierce , 70
    Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer
    Mr. Scott L. Webster , 63
    Co-Founder, Director, Member of Markets & Technology Committee and Member of HR & Compensation Committee
    Dr. Antonio L. Elias , 66
    Chief Technical Officer and Exec. VP
    Mr. Thomas E. McCabe , 60
    Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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