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Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne will power the Centaur upper-stage rocket on its 200th mission and to place the first in a series of Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) communications satellites for the U.S. Navy into orbit on Feb. 16. The launch […]

What Does it Take to Send MUOS-1 to Orbit? « AmericaSpace

The U.S. Navy is hoping that all will go according to plan and at 5:46 p.m. EST these MUOS-1 satellite will be sent to orbit to begin its mission. What are some of the things that has to happen before the "big day" arrives"? Photo Credit: Jeffrey J. Soulliere

So you got a spacecraft […]

Titusville’s man is a key player in tonight’s satellite launch | FLORIDA TODAY |

Jeff Peacock said he “still gets goosebumps” when one of the rockets rolls out for a launch. / Tim Shortt/FLORIDA TODAY

CAPE CANAVERAL — Jeff Peacock brings it all together for the United Launch Alliance team set to send up an Atlas V rocket tonight with an advanced Navy communications satellite.

An inventory planning […]

50th SES Spacecraft in Orbit after Successful ILS Proton Launch – MarketWatch

Proton-M with SES-4 Launch

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan & LUXEMBOURG, Feb 15, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — SES S.A. /quotes/zigman/223331 FR:SESG +0.49% (luxx:SESG) announces that the SES-4 satellite roared into space on board an ILS Proton Breeze M booster today at 1:36 am Baikonur time (20:36 CET and 14)(20:2012). After a 9-hour, 12-minute mission, the Breeze M […]

Europe launches new Vega rocket on maiden voyage | Fox News

Feb. 13, 2012: The European Space Agency's first Vega rocket lifts off from Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana in a flawless launch debut. ESA /Stephane Corvaja

A brand-new rocket soared into space early Monday (Feb. 13) in a launch debut that carried nine small satellites and the hopes of the European Space […]