United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches SBIRS GEO Flight 4 Mission for the U.S. Air Force

- Two launches from two coasts in just one week.   A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) GEO Flight 4 mission lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 on Jan. 19 at 7:48 p.m. EST.   SBIRS is considered one of the nation’s highest priority space programs, Read More

ULA Atlas V SBIRS GEO Flight 4 Mission Set to Launch

[caption id="attachment_1419" align="alignnone" width="600"] Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., Jan. 19, 2018- A ULA Atlas V rocket carrying the SBIRS GEO Flight 4 mission for the U.S. Air Force stands poised for launch. Photo courtesy of ULA.[/caption] The ULA Atlas V launch carrying the Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) GEO Flight 4 mission for Read More

Launch of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V carrying the SBIRS GEO Flight 4 mission on Friday

[caption id="attachment_1398" align="alignnone" width="600"] ULA Atlas V SBIRS GEO Flight 4 Mission  Launch reported on January 19th[/caption]   The launch of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V carrying the SBIRS GEO Flight 4 mission was scrubbed today due to a ground issue associated with the booster liquid oxygen system.   The launch is planned for Read More

Luxembourg and China agreed to cooperate on space exploration

[caption id="attachment_1407" align="aligncenter" width="318"] Luxembourg and China agreed to cooperate on space exploration  photo MECO[/caption]   The Ministry of the Economy and the China National Space Administration (CNSA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that provides a framework for the development and implementation of scientific, technical, economic and political cooperation between Luxembourg and China in Read More

ULA Atlas V SBIRS GEO Flight 4 Mission Set to Launch January 18

[caption id="attachment_1398" align="alignnone" width="600"] ULA Atlas V SBIRS GEO Flight 4 Mission Set to Launch January 18[/caption] Photo Caption: (Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., Jan. 17, 2018) A ULA Atlas V rocket carrying the SBIRS GEO Flight 4 mission for the U.S. Air Force is rolled from the Vertical Integration Facility to the launch Read More