Orbital Sciences


Orbital Sciences, founded in 1982 is located and headquartered in Loudon County, Virginia. This is home to Orbital’s high-tech satellite design and manufacturing operations, as well as the location where critical component’s of the nation’s next human transportation system’s are being designed and built. Here they also build and manufacture affordable space and rockets systems for the Department of Defense and NASA.

In 2008 Orbital expanded its campus with a build to suit for 41,888 square feet of office space on 20.85 acres. One of the investors in this development was Hunter Interests. The developing partner was The Simmons-Vedder Group of Austin and their partner, Crimson Partners. The project was completed in February, 2009 and sold in 2010.