Tag Archives: Cape Canaveral

ULA & Delta IV to Serve the U.S. Military This Week

Images credit & copyright: United Launch Alliance (ULA). LAUNCH ALERT: Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 19:44 EDT (23:44 UTC) the United Launch Alliance (ULA), will be launching a Delta IV rocket in its Medium + (5,4) configuration carrying the ninth Wideband … Continue reading

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SpaceX Echostar XXIII From LC-39A Early Thursday Morning

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX. LAUNCH ALERT: Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 01:35 EDT (05:35 UTC), SpaceX will be launching a Falcon 9 Full Thrust (FT) from Kennedy Space Center (KSC) Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) carrying the EchoStar XXIII (23) communication satellite. … Continue reading

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Per Aspera Ad Astra

Images credit & copyright: NASA. Most enter the last week of January as any other. Days begin to grow longer and thoughts of spring begin formulating so long as we can dodge a few more winter storms between now and … Continue reading

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Mighty Atlas to Boost EchoStar XIX Into Orbit Sunday

Image credit & copyright: United Launch Alliance of the EchoStar XIX Atlas V AV-071 launch vehicle. LAUNCH ALERT: Sunday, December 18, 2016 at 13:27 EST (18:27 UTC) the United Launch Alliance (ULA), utilizing an Atlas V-431 rocket designated (AV-071) will deliver … Continue reading

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Mighty Atlas to Deliver NOAA/NASA GOES-R Satellite to Orbit

Image credit & copyright: United Launch Alliance (ULA) of AV-028 MSL Curiosity, which was the 1st 541 configuration used. More information to include rocket data and links for live stream below. LAUNCH ALERT: Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 17:42 EST (22:42 UTC) … Continue reading

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Mighty Atlas to Deliver OSIRIS-REx to Asteroid Bennu

Image credit & copyright: United Launch Alliance (ULA) of the NROL-34 Atlas V-411 Vehicle. LAUNCH ALERT: Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 19:05 EDT (23:05 UTC) the United Launch Alliance (ULA), will be launching an Atlas V-411 rocket designated (AV-067) to deliver … Continue reading

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SpaceX, AMOS-6 Launch This Weekend

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX. UPDATE:  As most of you are already well aware, the SpaceX Falcon 9 with the AMOS-6 satellite exploded this morning at Launch Complex 40 during fueling for a usually very routine static fire test to … Continue reading

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