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 »

Atlas Is Back With GPS

For the first time in 28 years, an Atlas rocket lifted a GPS satellite to orbit on Wednesday, May 15.  More »

Go Atlas!

Slicing through a clear late-afternoon Florida sky, the second Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous satellite (SBIRS GEO-2) rode a 19-story Atlas V rocket into orbit on Tuesday, March 19.  More »

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