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SpaceX Launches Classified Payload

SpaceX launched the classified payload for customer Northrup Grumman Sunday evening at 8:00 p.m. EST from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.

X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle-4 Lands

The X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle mission 4 (OTV-4), the Air Force's unmanned, reusable space plane, landed at NASA's Kennedy Space Center Shuttle Landing Facility May 7, 2017.

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket carrying the eighth satellite of the Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) for the U.S. Air Force was launched from Space Launch Complex-37 last evening at 6:53 p.m. EDT.

The House Committee on Armed Services held the hearing National Security Space - 21st Century Challenges, 20th Century Organization on Tuesday, September 27, 2016.

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket launched a National Reconnaissance Office NROL-61 satellite this morning from Space Launch Complex-41 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

X-37B Lands at Vandenberg

The X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle mission 3 (OTV-3), the Air Force's unmanned, reusable space plane, landed at Vandenberg Air Force Base at 9:24 a.m. Oct. 17.

Minotaur 1 Rocket Launched

Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB), one of the world's leading space technology companies, announced that it successfully launched a Minotaur I rocket in support of the Department of Defense Operationally Responsive Space Office's ORS-3 mission earlier this evening.

Fifty years ago this month, Los Alamos National Laboratory sensor technology lifted off into space to help verify that world Superpowers were abiding by the newly signed Limited Test Ban Treaty--a pledge by the United States, the former Soviet Union and the United Kingdom to refrain from testing nuclear weapons in the atmosphere, underwater or in space.

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Preparations for the second landing of the X-37B, the Air Force's unmanned, reusable space plane, are underway at Vandenberg Air Force Base.