News Archive / Tagged: GSSAP
Photo Gallery: Delta IV launches next round of GSSAP satellitesMike DeepAugust 21st, 2016
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Those who feel the U.S. has gotten out of the launch business - would have experienced an education between August 14-19. During this period, not one but two missions got their start from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
Delta IV thunders off the pad with AFSPC-6 payloadBart LeahyAugust 19th, 2016
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Lighting up the early-morning sky over central Florida, the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Medium+ (4,2) rocket thundered off the pad on the sixth U.S. Air Force Space Command (AFSPC-6) mission. As part of the Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program (GSSAP), two Orbital ATK-built satellites were sent to a near-geostationary orbit (GEO).
Delta IV Medium to launch situational awareness satellitesBart LeahyAugust 17th, 2016
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — ULA is expecting an 80 percent chance of good weather when it attempts to launch two Orbital ATK satellites for the U.S. Air Force’s Space Command’s Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program. Liftoff is scheduled for 12:47 a.m. EDT (04:47 GMT) Aug. 19 – the beginning of a 65-minute launch window.