Atlas V Lofts National Security Payload

A powerful Atlas V rocket has launched a national security satellite to orbit.  More »

Penultimate DMSP Satellite Soars to Orbit

An Atlas V rocket launching from Vandenberg Air Force Base Thursday morning, April 3, carried the penultimate Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) spacecraft to orbit.  More »

Delta IV Lofts GPS IIF-5 Satellite

A Delta IV rocket launched GPS IIF-5 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Feb. 20.  More »

Atlas V Delivers National Security Payload

An Atlas V rocket successfully launched a national security payload into orbit late Thursday night, Dec. 5, from Vandenberg Air Force Base.  More »

Atlas V Boosts Third AEHF to Orbit

An Atlas V rocket boosted the third Advanced Extremely High Frequency military communications satellite to orbit on Wednesday morning, Sept. 18.  More »

Aerospace Plays Major Role in NASA’s LADEE Mission

The inaugural launch of Orbital Sciences’ Minotaur V rocket on Sept. 6 carried the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft, a mission Aerospace has been supporting for NASA over the past five years.  More »

Lightning Research Triggers NASA and DOD Interest

The DOD and NASA like new guidelines developed by Aerospace about avoiding lightning during launches.  More »

Delta IV Heavy Launches in California

The world’s most powerful rocket — the triple-barreled hydrogen-fueled Delta IV Heavy — launched into the California sky from Vandenberg Air Force Base Wednesday morning, Aug. 28.  More »

Delta IV Delivers Sixth WGS Satellite

A Delta IV rocket launched into the dusk from Cape Canaveral’s Complex 37 Wednesday, Aug. 7, carrying the sixth Wideband Global SATCOM high-capacity communications satellite.  More »

Atlas V Launches Its Biggest Payload Ever

The most powerful version of the Atlas V rocket lifted the Navy’s second Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) communications satellite to orbit July 19.  More »

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