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  • New decade heralds new era for SMC’s Launch Enterprise

    The Space and Missile Systems Center’s Launch Enterprise capped off another decade of tremendous success for the nation’s premier launch acquirer in 2019.“Our National Security Space Launch program successfully launched four National Security Space missions last year and maintained its perfect

  • First Falcon Heavy mission for Defense Department successfully launched

    The U.S. Air Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center and its mission partners, NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, successfully launched the Department of Defense’s Space Test Program-2 mission from the Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Complex 39A at 2:30 a.m. EDT on June 25

  • Air Force to host media call on upcoming Space Test Program-2 launch

    The Space and Missile Systems Center’s Public Affairs office will host a media teleconference June 7 at 9 a.m. Pacific / 10 a.m. Mountain / 11 a.m. Central / Noon Eastern to discuss the upcoming Space Test Program-2 mission, the first-ever use of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launch vehicle by the