Atlas V

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Earth-observing satellite to launch from Vandenberg

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NASA is set to launch a new Earth-observing satellite designed to carry on the tradition of documenting changes to the planet’s glaciers, forests and coastlines.


Atlas V rocket

Air Force sends mystery mini-shuttle back to space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – A top-secret mini-space shuttle has blasted off from Cape Canaveral. The Air Force launched the unmanned spacecraft Tuesday aboard an Atlas V rocket. It’s the second flight for this original […]


US launches national defense satellite from Vandenberg

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) – An Atlas 5 rocket carrying a classified satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office has lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base on the central California coast. The […]



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