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Delta IV Delivers Military SATCOM

The afternoon rains had cleared out and dusk was fast approaching for the launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station of a United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket carrying the seventh Wideband Global SATCOM into orbit for the U.S. 27 more words

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Athletic Atlas lofts GPS satellite

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket lofts a Navstar Global Positioning System satellite (GPS 2F-10) into orbit at 11:36 a.m. on 15 July 2015 from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. 14 more words

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The Russian Progress-M spacecraft

The Russian Progress-M spacecraft is ready to be lifted on its launch pad at Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded about two minutes after liftoff from Florida on Sunday, destroying a cargo ship bound for the International Space Station in the latest in a string of mishaps in supplying the orbiting outpost. 35 more words


SpaceX rocket explodes

An unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Sunday’s accident soon after liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station was the second successive botched mission to resupply the space station. 19 more words


Disaster In The Sky

View a gallery of images of the launch and destruction of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the Dragon spacecraft on a Commercial Resupply (CRS-7) mission to the International Space Station as viewed from the NASA Causeway at… 8 more words

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The Space Race~Part 3

A Slice of Life

Bill Lites



When that program was over in 1979, I was laid off and lucky enough to get a job with MacDonald Douglas’ (MDAC) Space Operations, who was processing and launching Delta series 3914 vehicles to place communication satellites in orbit for NASA and various U.S. 524 more words