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45th Space Wing launches NRO Satellite on board Atlas V45th Space Wing launches NRO Satellite on board Atlas V
45th Space Wing launches NRO Satellite on board Atlas V

The 45th Space Wing successfully launched a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 at 1:45 p.m. April 10 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., carrying a classified national security payload. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Erin Dorrance)
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Posted: 4/10/2014

Delta IV GPS IIF-5 launch Cape Canaveral Air Force StationDelta IV GPS IIF-5 launch Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
Delta IV GPS IIF-5 launch Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

A United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket successfully launched the Global Positioning System IIF-5 satellite for the U.S. Air Force on Feb. 20 at 8:59 p.m. EST from Space Launch Complex-37. GPS IIF-5 is the fifth in a series of next generation GPS satellites and will join a worldwide timing and navigation system utilizing 24 satellites in six different planes, with a minimum of four satellites per plane positioned in orbit approximately 11,000 miles above the Earth’s surface. (Photo by Ben Cooper, United Launch Alliance)
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Posted: 2/21/2014

Delta IV GPS IIF-5 launchDelta IV GPS IIF-5 launch
Delta IV GPS IIF-5 launch

A United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket successfully launched the Global Positioning System IIF-5 satellite for the U.S. Air Force on Feb. 20 at 8:59 p.m. EST from Space Launch Complex-37. GPS IIF-5 is the fifth in a series of next generation GPS satellites and will join a worldwide timing and navigation system utilizing 24 satellites in six different planes, with a minimum of four satellites per plane positioned in orbit approximately 11,000 miles above the Earth’s surface. (Photo by Ben Cooper, United Launch Alliance)
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Posted: 2/21/2014

Delta IV GPS IIF-5Delta IV GPS IIF-5
Delta IV GPS IIF-5

A United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket successfully launched the Global Positioning System IIF-5 satellite for the U.S. Air Force on Feb. 20 at 8:59 p.m. EST from Space Launch Complex-37. GPS IIF-5 is the fifth in a series of next generation GPS satellites and will join a worldwide timing and navigation system utilizing 24 satellites in six different planes, with a minimum of four satellites per plane positioned in orbit approximately 11,000 miles above the Earth’s surface. (Photo by Ben Cooper, United Launch Alliance)
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Posted: 2/21/2014

Delta IV GPS 2F5 launchDelta IV GPS 2F5 launch
Delta IV GPS 2F5 launch

A United Launch Alliance Delta IV-Medium rocket carrying the fifth Global Positioning System IIF satellite launched at 8:59 p.m. EST Feb. 20, 2014, from Space Launch Complex 37, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. (U.S. Air Force photo/2nd Lt. Alicia Wallace)
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Posted: 2/20/2014

Atlas V rocket launch Atlas V rocket launch
Atlas V rocket launch

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket successfully launched NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite payload at 9:33 p.m. EST Jan. 23 from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. (Photo by Ben Cooper, United Launch Alliance)
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Posted: 1/24/2014

Atlas V TDRS-LAtlas V TDRS-L
Atlas V TDRS-L

The United Launch Alliance Atlas V carrying the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite L launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 9:33 p.m. Jan. 23, 2014. (Photo by Spaceflight Now)
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Posted: 1/23/2014

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

MAVEN launchMAVEN launch
MAVEN launch

According to NASA, MAVEN, weighing 5,410 pounds, will take 10 months to reach Mars' atmosphere and is expected to begin orbiting the planet on Sept. 22, 2014. During the mission, MAVEN will examine all of Mars' latitudes and will perform five deep dip maneuvers, descending to an altitude of 78 miles above Mars' surface. This will mark the lower boundary of the planet's upper atmosphere. (Photo by Pat Corkery, ULA)
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Posted: 11/19/2013

AEHF-3 on the launchpadAEHF-3 on the launchpad
AEHF-3 on the launchpad

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rolls out to Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida with the Air Force's third Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF-3) payload. "It is wonderful to witness the teamwork between our wing and all our partners involved in making this mission a success," said Brig. Gen. Nina Armagno, who also served as the Launch Decision Authority for the launch from the Morrell Operations Center here at the Cape. (ULA Photo/Pat Corkery)
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Posted: 9/18/2013

United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the third Advanced Extremely United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the third Advanced Extremely
United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the third Advanced Extremely

A United Launch Alliance 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 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 4:10 a.m. EDT Wednesday. 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. (ULA Photo/Pat Corkery)
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Posted: 9/18/2013

    

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