New high capacity military communication satellite delivered on atop of Delta IV

United Launch Alliance delivered to orbit eighth Wideband Global SATCOM satellite yesterday. Spacecraft will provide reliable and resistant for jamming communication for United States Armed Forces. ULA with their Delta IV Medium+ (5,4) showed during 114th mission in company’s history, that confidence of Department of Defense, which was put into their fleet of launch vehicles […]

WGS-9 already tomorrow !

Military communications satellite called WGS-9 designed for U.S. Army and for its allies will be launched tomorrow on the top of the Delta IV rocket. This is latest communications satellite built by Boeing for U.S. Army and partially sponsored by following countries: Canada, Denmark, the Netherlands, Luxembourg and New Zealand. Each country expressed will of […]

Get ready for AFSPC-6 !

Next mission covering delivering to orbit two Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program (GSSAP, also known as GEO-SSAP) satellites is getting close. Rocket will start at 04:47 GMT on 19th August 2016. United Launch Alliance as launch service provider decided to use Space Launch Complex 37 (at Cape Canaveral AFS) and their reliable Delta IV rocket in this […]

NROL-61 is getting close !

Next mission with classified payload to support national security of United States Of America by United Launch Alliance; launch date of NROL-61 mission is getting close, payload still is covered with secret; although we can take a closer look on launch vehicle, weather forecast and gossips and assumes on character of the payload. Launch is […]

Program of developing AR1 engine is reaching next milestone

Crucial for American space program development of new domestic manufactured rocket engine is still in progress. Aerojet Rocketdyne announces about next important step on the road to independence from RD-180 manufactured by Russian Energomash already in 2019. According to statement announced by Aerojet Rocketdyne, work under AR1 engine will soon enter in next phase. Company […]

Delta IV Medium, NROL-45 – launched, injected, operating !

Today ULA put into orbit classified payload for National Reconnaissance Office on atop of their Delta IV rocket. From Vandenberg AFS Launch Pad 6, at 11:40 GMT on atop ULA Delta IV new special, secret payload was lifted into space. United Launch Alliance decided to utilize Delta IV in medium variant also described as Delta 4 […]

New tentacle for blind octopus? – Next NROL-45 mission already on 10th February 2016

National reconnaissance office planned launch a satellite in the mission NROL-45 with United Launch Alliance DELTA IV Medium+ (5,2) from launch site SLC-6 in Vandenberg. We do not have to wait long for next launch for National reconnaissance office. As usual payload is highly classified but according to some sources this time Topaz-4 satellite will […]