Tag: cape canaveral air force station
Protesers outside the Supreme Court. Image via AP.

Scott PowersJune 24, 2016

An Atlas V rocket blasted off into a beautiful Florida summer sky Friday morning, lifting a Navy communications satellite into orbit. The United Launch Alliance rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at the first chance in its launch window, at 10:30 a.m. The Atlas V successfully delivered the U.S. Navy’s Fifth Mobile […]

Scott PowersJune 21, 2016

The oft-delayed launch of United Launch Alliance’s next Atlas V rocket has been reset for Friday, signaling that the company has resolved its concerns about an engine-firing glitch in the last launch. The rocket will carry the U.S. Navy’s fifth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS-5) satellite into orbit. It’s now set for blastoff between 10:30 and […]

Scott PowersJune 1, 2016

A planned Saturday launch of a Delta IV Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral has been postponed. The delay comes at the request of the payload’s owner, the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office. United Launch Alliance had scheduled the launch of the Delta IV Heavy, the nation’s most powerful rocket, to carry an NRO communications satellite into […]

Scott PowersMay 25, 2016

Cape Canaveral’s launch manifest is filling fast for this summer with announcements of two more launches, including of one using America’s most powerful rocket, a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy. ULA announced it will launch a Delta IV Heavy rocket, the world’s most powerful space vehicle now in use, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on […]

Scott PowersMay 23, 2016

SpaceX has established a firm rocket launch time and date for its next Falcon 9 on Thursday afternoon. The rocket is set to blast off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 5:40 p.m. Thursday to carry a private, Asian telecommunications satellite into orbit. The payload will be a Thai satellite, the Thaicom 8, which will […]


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