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Delta IV Heavy launches NROL-15 from Cape Canaveral


The United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket has made its twentieth launch Friday morning from Space Launch Complex 37B at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, carrying…

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OFT-1: NASA gearing up for Orion’s 2013 debut via Delta IV Heavy


The efforts relating to the debut launch of Orion – otherwise known as the Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) – on a “multi-hour” test flight are ramping up, as…

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Delta IV Heavy launches on debut West Coast launch with NRO L-49


The United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy has made its first launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Thursday. The rocket, launched on schedule from Vandenberg Air…

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Delta IV Heavy launches with NROL-32


The United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV vehicle has launched the classified NROL-32 payload for the United States National Reconnaissance Office from Space Launch Complex 37B, Cape Canaveral, at 5:58pm…

Delta IV Heavy finally launches with NRO L-26


After three years of delays, United Launch Alliance have launched the third Delta IV Heavy, carrying the classified NRO L-26 satellite for the US National Reconnaissance Office. The…

Delta IV Heavy launches with DSP-23 – mission success


A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy has lifted off for only the second time, carrying the Defense Support Program Satellite (DSP-23) from Cape Canaveral Air Force…

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ULA Delta IV-Heavy successfully lofts NROL-37


A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket beat the weather and launched a top secret payload into space for the US National Reconnaissance Office (NROL-37) on…

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Soyuz MS-06 arrives with three more crewmembers for the ISS


Alexander Misurkin of Roscosmos along with Flight Engineers Mark Vande Hei and Joe Acaba of NASA have completed a fast track transit to the International Space Station (ISS) on…

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Falcon 9 Block 4 debut a success, Dragon arrives for Station berthing


After launching right on time in a rare single day launch window on Monday afternoon, SpaceX’s Dragon capsule for the SpX-12/CRS-12 mission arrived at the International Space Station…

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ULA Delta IV successfully launches WGS-9


United Launch Alliance’s first Delta IV launch of 2017 carried a Wideband Global Satcom spacecraft (WGS-9) into orbit Saturday. The lift off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station…

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ULA Delta IV launches WGS-8 satellite


United Launch Alliance (ULA) has launched a Delta IV rocket on Wednesday evening, carrying the eighth satellite in the US Air Force’s Wideband Global Satcom system. The rocket…

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Orion’s heat shield arrives at Kennedy for EM-1 mission preparations


Lockheed Martin has delivered the Orion crew vehicle’s heat shield for the upcoming EM-1 test flight to the Kennedy Space Center from its manufacturing facility in Denver, Colorado….

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ULA Delta IV successfully launches AFSPC-6 mission


United Launch Alliance (ULA) successfully launched a Delta IV rocket in the early hours of Friday morning, carrying out the AFSPC-6 mission for the US Air Force. The…

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Delta IV-H WDR as ULA lines up its immediate and long-term goals


United Launch Alliance (ULA) successfully conducted a Wet Dress Rehearsal (WDR) on Thursday for its Delta IV- Heavy tasked with the launch of the NROL-37 spacecraft. Meanwhile, the…

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ULA Delta IV launches with NROL-45


United Launch Alliance’s Delta IV rocket has launched with the NROL-45 payload for the US National Reconnaissance Office on Wednesday morning. Liftoff, from Vandenberg Air Force Base in…

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ULA Delta IV successfully lofts WGS-7


Flying with an upgraded first stage, United Launch Alliance’s Delta IV rocket has successfully deployed the seventh Wideband Global Satcom communications satellite on Thursday. Liftoff from Cape Canaveral…

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TRMM spacecraft completes destructive re-entry over South Indian Ocean


A long-serving Earth observation satellite has succumb to a fiery demise via an uncontrolled destructive re-entry on Tuesday. The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) spacecraft – a joint mission…

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Evaluating NASA’s Futuristic EM Drive


A group at NASA’s Johnson Space Center has successfully tested an electromagnetic (EM) propulsion drive in a vacuum – a major breakthrough for a multi-year international effort comprising…

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ULA Delta IV successfully launches GPS IIF-9


United Launch Alliance (ULA) successfully launched the ninth Block IIF Global Positioning System navigation satellite Wednesday in an afternoon lift-off from Cape Canaveral. Liftoff, atop a Delta IV…

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ULA Delta II successfully launches SMAP


United Launch Alliance (ULA) has successfully conducted a rare Delta II launch on Saturday morning, at 6:22 am local,  following a scrub on Thursday, along with a debonding…