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Making a delivery to the International Space Station


It is all about the lighting. Having to shoot almost directly into the sun turns the launch of an Atlas V rocket carrying a cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station into a silhouette, albeit a rather spectacular silhouette, at 11:11AM on 18 April 2017 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. 8 more words

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

Enhanced Communications for the Warfighter


A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket carrying the ninth Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS-9) satellite for the United States Air Force lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Space Launch Complex-37 at 8:18 p.m. 71 more words

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

Air Force's Mysterious X-37B Space Plane Nears Orbital Record

Mike Wall reports: The U.S. Air Force’s X-37B space plane is just eight days away from setting a record on its current clandestine mission

If the robotic vehicle stays aloft until March 25, it will break the X-37B mission-duration mark of 674 days, which was  423 more words

Science & Technology

NASA to Air Prelaunch Briefing, Launch of Next Space Station Resupply Mission

NASA provider SpaceX is scheduled to launch its 10th Commercial Resupply Services mission to the International Space Station no earlier than 10:01 a.m. EST Saturday, Feb. 629 more words

Aerospace

Missile Warning Satellite Soars Into Space

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V 401 rocket launched the third Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Geosynchronous (GEO-3) satellite for the U.S. Air Force on 20 January 2017 at 7:42 p.m. 196 more words

Florida

Atlas V rocket set for Thursday night launch

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Atlas V rocket set for Thursday night launch
Atlas V rocket set for Thursday night launch:- Mission managers will gather Tuesday to review their readiness for Cape Canaveral’s first rocket launch of 2017, a planned 7:46 p.m. 11 more words