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OTV-5 returns to orbit


A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches the OTV-5 mission into orbit for the U.S. Air Force at 10:00 a.m. on 7 September 2017 from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center. 91 more words

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SensorSat Soars To Orbit Aboard Minotaur IV


An Orbital ATK Minotaur IV rocket, built from retired components of a Peacemaker intercontinental ballistic missile, launched at 2:04 a.m. from Space Launch Complex 46 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on 26 August 2017. 54 more words

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Atlas V launches TDRS-M


A United Launch Alliance Atlas V 401 rocket launched the Tracking Data and Relay Satellite-M (TDRS-M) into a geosynchronous transfer orbit from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 8:29 a.m on 18 August 2017. 125 more words

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Falcon 9 launches CRS-12


SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket launched a Dragon spacecraft to low-Earth orbit to deliver cargo to and from the International Space Station for NASA from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center at 12:31 p.m. 59 more words

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SpaceX CRS-11 Mission


The SpaceX CRS-11 Falcon 9 first stage is pictured moments before landing at Landing Zone 1 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on a blustery late afternoon on 3 June 2017. 23 more words

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Up and Down for National Security


A SpaceX Falcon 9 first stage booster makes a succesful landing at Landing Zone 1 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station after sending a classified satellite (NROL-76) into orbit for the National Reconnaissance Office. 36 more words

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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

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