News Archive / Tagged: US Space Force
ULA set to launch classified spy satellite atop Atlas V, featuring first GEM 63 boostersMatt HaskellNovember 4th, 2020
United Launch Alliance is set to launch their Atlas V rocket on Wednesday evening, November 4, launching the highly classified NROL-101 spy satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office from Cape Canaveral.
Boeing wins contract award for next generation SATCOM satellitesCullen DesforgesOctober 24th, 2020
In a press release earlier this month, Boeing announced the award of a developmental contract for the next generation communications satellite on behalf of the United States Space Force.
Northrop Grumman cancels OmegA rocket following NSSL contract lossMatt HaskellSeptember 10th, 2020
In an expected move following recent contract awards, Northrop Grumman has announced the cancellation of their OmegA launch vehicle program.
Fourth GPS satellite arrives safely in FloridaCullen DesforgesAugust 10th, 2020
On July 14, the fourth satellite in the Global Positioning System III (GPS III) system arrived at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, for processing in preparation of its launch in September.
US Space Force prepares for astronaut rescue missionsMatt HaskellMay 22nd, 2020
The 45th Operational Group, Detachment 3 stands ready to rescue Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley in the event their missions ends in an unexpected abort.