Solar Orbiter – with photos

On February 10th 2020 the European Space Agency ESA in conjunction with NASA launched the Solar Orbiter on top a ULA Atlas V rocket from launch complex 41 Cape Canaveral Florida with mission goals to pass near the sun and still be able to photograph it and acquire new scientific data including a first time Read More

ULA Successfully Launches the Sixth Orbital Test Vehicle for the U.S. Space Force

Mission dedicated to front-line responders and those affected by COVID-19 Photo caption: A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V 501 rocket carrying the USSF-7 mission for the U.S. Space Force lifted off on May 17, 9:14 a.m. EDT, from Space Launch Complex-41, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. Photo courtesy of United Launch Alliance. A Read More

United Launch Alliance Set to Launch AEHF-5 for U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket is in final preparations to launch the fifth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) communications satellite for the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center. The launch is planned for Aug. 8 at Space Launch Complex-41 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Producing more than two and Read More

GovSat-1 mission and launch

SpaceX is targeting a Falcon 9 launch of the GovSat-1 satellite to a Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO) from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. The launch window opens on Wednesday, January 31 at 4:25 p.m. EST, or 21:25 UTC, and closes at 6:46 p.m. EST, or 23:46 UTC. The Read More