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Video: Delta 4 launch highlights

July 25, 2015

This is the launch highlights reel from United Launch Alliance of the Delta 4 rocket carrying the seventh satellite for the Air Force’s Wideband Global SATCOM constellation.

Seventh satellite in Air Force’s WGS series launched

July 24, 2015

A U.S. military satellite that will fortify the “anytime, anywhere” communications infrastructure used by soldiers, ships, aircraft and drones was launched into orbit Thursday to improve the global connectivity that encompasses the planet.

Video: Liftoff of Delta 4 with WGS 7

July 24, 2015

A replay of the United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket launching the Air Force’s Wideband Global SATCOM communications satellite No. 7 from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Kepler telescope spots Earth-like ‘cousin’

July 23, 2015

Analysis of data from NASA’s planet-hunting Kepler space telescope has revealed a near Earth-size world orbiting in the habitable zone of a sun-like star, scientists announced Thursday, the closest match yet in the ongoing hunt for planets similar in size to Earth where life, as humans understand it, might have a chance to evolve.

Space station crew restored to six with Soyuz docking

July 23, 2015

A Russian Soyuz rocket thundered to life with a burst of flame and shot away from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan Wednesday carrying an international crew of three aloft on a six-hour flight to the International Space Station.

OTD…July 23 and STS-93

July 23, 2015

#OTD in 1999…Columbia launched with the first woman commander and the Chandra X-ray Observatory

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