Orbital Shares Fall After Antares Rocket Explodes

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Shares of Orbital Sciences Corp. dropped Tuesday after one of the company's rockets exploded soon after liftoff. Shares of Orbital fell 13% to $26.36 on light volume in the extended session. On Sunday, Orbital announced it was launching an Antares rocket with a Cygnus logistics spacecraft to the International Space Station. The launch had been delayed by a day.

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