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  • WGS-7 satellite rides uprated ULA Delta IV Medium rocket to orbit

    Jason RhianJuly 23rd, 2015

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Lifting off at the very opening of its launch window, a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Medium+ (5,4) rocket delivered its precious cargo of the seventh Wideband Global SATCOM spacecraft to orbit.

  • Launch of Delta IV Medium with WGS-7 slips 24 hours due to weather

    Jason RhianJuly 22nd, 2015

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — The launch of the seventh Wideband Global SATCOM satellite will have to wait at least a day before flight due to the potential for high winds at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Space Launch Complex 37 in Florida. The Delta IV Medium+ 5,4 rocket had not been fueled with the scrub […]

  • Seventh WGS satellite readied for launch atop ULA Delta IV booster

    Jason RhianJuly 21st, 2015

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — After launching the GPS IIF10 satellite on July 15, Colorado-based United Launch Alliance is now preparing a Delta IV+ Medium (5,4) rocket for liftoff, which, if it flies on schedule, will see the seventh Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS 7) communications satellite sent aloft. In slightly more than a week, ULA will have fielded […]