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Showing posts with label Atlas V rocket. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Atlas V rocket. Show all posts

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Northrop Grumman successfully completes first qualification test of new rocket motor for ULA Atlas V


Northrop Grumman successfully completes first qualification test of new rocket motor for ULA Atlas V


Article Excerpt: "... Northrop Grumman conducted its first ground test of a 63-inch diameter Graphite Epoxy Motor (GEM 63) Sept. 20 in Promontory, Utah. Utilizing advanced technologies, the company developed this new rocket motor for use on the United Launch Alliance Atlas V launch vehicle ..."


Reference: www.aerotechnews.com

Saturday, April 14, 2018

ULA notches another successful mission with flight of USAF payloads on AFSPC-11


ULA notches another successful mission with flight of USAF payloads on AFSPC-11


Article Excerpt: "... The April 14, 2018, AFSPC-11 mission was a classified one, however, carried out on behalf of the United States Air Force. The Colorado-based company’s AV-079 Atlas V lifted off at 7:13 p.m. EDT (11:13 GMT) from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida to deliver two U.S. Air Force payloads to a geostationary Earth orbit (GEO ..."


Reference: www.spaceflightinsider.com

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Private Cygnus Spacecraft Blasts Off with NASA Cargo in Stunning Night Launch


Private Cygnus Spacecraft Blasts Off with NASA Cargo in Stunning Night Launch


Article Excerpt: "... a mission to deliver a record-breaking load of NASA experiments and gear to the International Space Station. The Orbital ATK-built Cygnus blasted off atop an Atlas V rocket at 11:05 p.m. EDT (0305 GMT) in a smooth liftoff under the light of a nearly-full moon from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station here ..."


Reference: www.space.com