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GPS IIF-5 LaunchGPS IIF-5 Launch
GPS IIF-5 Launch

A Delta IV rocket successfully launches the Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF-5 satellite on Feb. 20 at 8:59 p.m. EST from Space Launch Complex-37. (Photo by Ben Cooper, United Launch Alliance)
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Posted: 2/21/2014

GPS IIF-5 LaunchGPS IIF-5 Launch
GPS IIF-5 Launch

A Delta IV rocket successfully launches the Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF-5 satellite on Feb. 20 at 8:59 p.m. EST from Space Launch Complex-37. (Photo by Ben Cooper, United Launch Alliance)
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Posted: 2/21/2014

GPS II-FGPS II-F
GPS II-F

A Delta IV rocket sits on the launch pad awaiting the launch of the GPS IIF-5 satellite, Feb 20. (Photo by Ben Cooper, United Launch Alliance)
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Posted: 2/20/2014

GPS II-FGPS II-F
GPS II-F

A Delta IV rocket sits on the launch pad awaiting the GPS IIF-5 launch, Feb 20. (Photo by Ben Cooper, United Launch Alliance)
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Posted: 2/20/2014

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket successfully launched NASA’s Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS-L) payload at 9:33 p.m. EST today from Space Launch Complex-41A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket successfully launched NASA’s Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS-L) payload at 9:33 p.m. EST today from Space Launch Complex-41
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket successfully launched NASA’s Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS-L) payload at 9:33 p.m. EST today from Space Launch Complex-41

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. (Jan. 23, 2014) – A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket successfully launched NASA’s Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS-L) payload at 9:33 p.m. EST today from Space Launch Complex-41. This was the first of 15 ULA launches scheduled for 2014 and the 78th ULA launch for ULA in just over seven years. NASA established the TDRS project in 1973, with the first launch in 1983, to provide around-the-clock and around-the-Earth communications for the network that routes voice calls, telemetry streams and television signals from the International Space Station, as well as telemetry and science data from the Hubble Space Telescope and other orbiting spacecraft. (Photo by Ben Cooper, United Launch Alliance)
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Posted: 1/24/2014

SpaceX Falcon 9 Thaicom 6 RocketSpaceX Falcon 9 Thaicom 6 Rocket
SpaceX Falcon 9 Thaicom 6 Rocket

The U.S. Air Force's 45th Space Wing provided Eastern Range support to the successful launch of the Thaicom 6 communications satellite from Space Launch Complex 40 at 5:06 p.m. Jan. 6, 2014. "I am immensely proud of the work of the wing and our mission partners," said Col. Robert Pavelko, vice commander, 45th Space Wing, who also served as the Launch Decision Authority. (Courtesy Photo/Walter Scriptunas II)
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Posted: 1/6/2014

SpaceX SES-8 launchSpaceX SES-8 launch
SpaceX SES-8 launch

The 45th Space Wing provided flawless Eastern Range support as Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) completed a successful launch of the SES-8 communications satellite from Launch Complex 40 here at 5:41 p.m. Dec. 3. (Courtesy Photo)
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Posted: 12/4/2013

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutionA United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. (Nov. 18, 2013) – A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 at 1:28 p.m. EST today. MAVEN will examine specific processes on Mars that led to the loss of much of its atmosphere. Data and analysis will help planetary scientists understand the history of climate change on the red planet and provide further information on the history of planetary habitability. (Photo by Pat Corkery, United Launch Alliance)
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Posted: 11/20/2013

The 45th Space Wing successfully launched a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the third Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF-3) satellite from Space Launch Complex-41 here at 4:10 a.m. EDT.The 45th Space Wing successfully launched a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the third Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF-3) satellite from Space Launch Complex-41 here at 4:10 a.m. EDT.
The 45th Space Wing successfully launched a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the third Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF-3) satellite from Space Launch Complex-41 here at 4:10 a.m. EDT.

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. (Sept 18, 2013)- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the third Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF-3) satellite for the United States Air Force lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 here at 4:10 a.m. EDT today. The AEHF constellation is a joint-service satellite communications system that will provide survivable, global, secure, protected and jam-resistant communications for high-priority military ground, sea and air assets. (Photo by Pat Corkery, United Launch Alliance)
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Posted: 9/18/2013

NROL-65NROL-65
NROL-65

Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. (Aug. 28, 2013) – A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) lifted off from Space Launch Complex-6 here at 11:03 a.m. PDT today. Designated NROL-65, the mission is in support of national defense. This is ULA’s eighth launch in 2013, the 24th Delta IV mission and the second Delta IV Heavy launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base. (Photo by Pat Corkery, United Launch Alliance)
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Posted: 8/28/2013

Delivery and preparation of the 19th Defense Meteorological SatelliteDelivery and preparation of the 19th Defense Meteorological Satellite
Delivery and preparation of the 19th Defense Meteorological Satellite

The U.S. Air Force, Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman team oversee delivery and preparation of the 19th Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) weather satellite to Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., on August 1st, 2013, for a 2014 launch. An Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft, operated by the 60th Air Mobility Wing from Travis Air Force Base, Calif., transported DMSP, Flight 19, from Sunnyvale to Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. DMSP F19 will undergo final launch preparations, encapsulation and transport to Space Launch Complex 3 East at Vandenberg AFB over the next 250 days and is on track for a scheduled March 2014 launch. (U.S. Air Force photo by Sarah Corrice)
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Posted: 8/6/2013

Delivery and preparation of the 19th Defense Meteorological SatelliteDelivery and preparation of the 19th Defense Meteorological Satellite
Delivery and preparation of the 19th Defense Meteorological Satellite

The U.S. Air Force, Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman team oversee delivery and preparation of the 19th Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) weather satellite to Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., on August 1st, 2013, for a 2014 launch. An Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft, operated by the 60th Air Mobility Wing from Travis Air Force Base, Calif., transported DMSP, Flight 19, from Sunnyvale to Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. DMSP F19 will undergo final launch preparations, encapsulation and transport to Space Launch Complex 3 East at Vandenberg AFB over the next 250 days and is on track for a scheduled March 2014 launch. (U.S. Air Force photo by Sarah Corrice)
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Posted: 8/6/2013

    

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