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  • Air Force officer’s career is out of this world

    Lighting up the pre-dawn skies over Florida’s Space Coast, a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 551 rocket, carrying the fifth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF)-5 satellite for the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center, lifted off from Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Aug. 8.Numerous teams and partnerships
  • SpaceX Falcon Heavy readies for its first joint DOD/NASA/NOAA mission: Air Force kicks off “Summer of Launch ‘19” campaign

    A SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch vehicle has rolled onto historic Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center, in preparation for this evening’s launch of the Department of Defense’s Space Test Program-2 (STP-2) mission.This exciting mission is a collaborative effort of the newly formed functional corps of the U.S. Air Force’s Space and
  • SMC prepares for “Summer of Launch 19” with four space missions over two-month period

    Air Force Space Command’s Space and Missile Systems Center, the national security space launch procurer of choice, is preparing for a very busy summer of space launches from Cape Canaveral, Florida.Weather or technical issues permitting, in a span of just 31 days over the next two months, SMC’s launch program offices are preparing for four planned