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Photos: More Atlas 5 launch shots

September 3, 2015

Another batch of Atlas 5 rocket launch photos from Wednesday’s flight for the U.S. Navy carrying the Mobile User Objective System spacecraft.

Photos: Predawn launch of Atlas 5

September 2, 2015

A collection of pad photos from the United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket flight to deploy the Navy’s Mobile User Objective System communications satellite No. 4.

Photos: Atlas 5 puts on predawn sky show

September 2, 2015

Streaking away from Cape Canaveral less than an hour before sunrise Wednesday, an Atlas 5 launcher painted a memorable spectacle in the skies over Florida, catching the first rays of the morning as it rocketed out of the stratosphere with a U.S. Navy communications satellite.

Photos: Three-man crew launched from steppes of Kazakhstan

September 2, 2015

Three space fliers rocketed away from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday, setting off in pursuit of the International Space Station to swap out Soyuz lifeboats for the research lab’s one-year crew. Check out imagery of the late morning liftoff.

Soyuz takes off with three bound for space station

September 2, 2015

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft streaked into orbit Wednesday carrying a crew of three on a two-day flight to the International Space Station. Their mission: to deliver a fresh ferry craft to the lab complex that will be needed next March to carry two station crew members back to Earth after nearly a year in orbit.

Live coverage: Atlas 5 countdown and launch journal

September 1, 2015

A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket blasted off at 6:18 a.m. EDT (1018 GMT).to deploy the Navy’s fourth MUOS satellite that will expand coverage to encompass the globe with mobile communications.

Live coverage: Soyuz crew back on Earth

September 1, 2015

Wrapping up a busy week on the International Space Station, a crew of three boarded their Soyuz landing craft and headed for Earth on Friday. Cosmonaut Gennady Padalka, the most experienced space crewman in history, was at the controls, along with Danish and Kazakh crew members, and landed in Kazakhstan at 8:51 p.m. EDT Friday (0051 GMT Saturday).

Falcon 9 rocket to be grounded longer than expected

September 1, 2015

The beginning of November will be the earliest SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket can resume launching after a June 28 failure blamed on a deficient structural support brace inside the the vehicle’s second stage, a SpaceX executive said Monday.

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