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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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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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ULA Delta IV launches with WGS-6 satellite


A Delta IV rocket was launched by United Launch Alliance on Wednesday night, prior to successfully deploying the WGS-6 satellite for the US Air Force. Liftoff from Space…

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ULA Delta IV successfully lofts WGS-5 satellite


A United Launch Alliance Delta IV has launched with the fifth Wideband Global SATCOM satellite on Friday night, following a 24 hour delay caused by an issue associated…

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ULA Delta IV successfully launches the fourth WGS spacecraft


United Launch Alliance have conducted the United States’ first orbital launch of the year on Thursday, when their Delta IV launched with the fourth Wideband Global Satcom spacecraft….

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ULA Delta IV launches with WGS-3 at second attempt


A new configuration of the Delta IV rocket has launched on its maiden flight. The new Medium+ (5,4) variant was used to orbit the Wideband Global SATCOM 3…

LIVE: ULA Atlas V launches WGS-2 for USAF


United Launch Alliance (ULA) has launched the WGS-2 satellite on an Atlas V rocket, with lift-off from Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral at 21:33 EDT, Friday. The…

Atlas V launches with WGS SV-1


A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V (421) has launched with the Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) SV-1 tonight. Lift-off was on time at 8:21pm Eastern from Launch Complex…

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Air Force reveals plan for up to 48 launches per year from Cape Canaveral


Following the successful launch of a Delta IV rocket with the WGS-9 satellite Saturday night, Brigadier General Wayne R. Monteith and Major General David D. Thompson of the…

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SpaceX launches expendable Falcon 9 with EchoStar 23


SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket has conducted its third flight of the year on Thursday, following a scrub due to high winds on Tuesday. The launch carried a commercial…

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SpaceX Static Fires Falcon 9 for EchoStar 23 launch as SLC-40 targets return


SpaceX is preparing to launch its second mission from KSC’s Pad 39A, with the expendable Falcon 9 tasked with the EchoStar 23 mission conducting a Static Fire test…

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Atlas V launches 70th mission with NROL-79 from Vandenberg


For its second launch of the year, the Atlas V rocket marked its 70th mission to space on Wednesday as the veteran rocket lofted the National Reconnaissance Office’s…

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Busy December to mark end of year global launch salvo


Up to 15 orbital launches are set to take place during a very busy December, not counting the opening mission of the month that resulted in the loss…

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ULA Atlas V successfully launches with MUOS-5 for the US Navy


United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket has completed the US Navy’s Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) constellation Friday, following the launch of the fifth and final first-generation satellite…

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ULA marks 100th mission – Atlas V launches with Morelos-3


United Launch Alliance has conducted its hundredth launch Friday with a rare commercial mission on behalf of Lockheed Martin to deploy Mexico’s Morelos-3 spacecraft. The launch, which made…

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ULA Atlas V conducts X-37B spaceplane launch


The US Air Force’s X-37B spaceplane began its fourth mission Wednesday, lifting off atop United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket to begin a classified mission for Air Force…

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ULA Atlas V successfully launches secretive CLIO mission


United Launch Alliance launched an Atlas V rocket Tuesday evening, carrying into orbit a classified payload called CLIO for an undisclosed agency of the United States government. The…

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ULA Delta IV successfully launches AFSPC-4 mission


United Launch Alliance’s Delta IV rocket has successfully deployed a pair of space surveillance satellites and a technology demonstrator for the US Air Force on Monday. With the…

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United Launch Alliance celebrate 75 launch milestone


The United Launch Alliance (ULA) celebrated its 75 launch milestone when their Atlas V launch vehicle successfully lofted the AEHF-3 satellite out of Cape Canaveral Wednesday morning. While…