ATK trying to secure space travel contract

A leading aerospace company has unveiled plans for a spacecraft that could put NASA astronauts back in orbit by 2016 and create jobs in Northern Utah. ATK is trying to land a NASA contract for its new Liberty commercial space transportation system.

ATK spokesman Kent Rominger says Liberty would give the U.S. a new launch capability and end its dependence on Russian rockets to get its astronauts  to the space station

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