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International Business Times
Secret spy satellite launched by US military and no one knows what it's for The US military has launched a secret satellite into orbit this week and nobody
Secret spy satellite launched by US military and no one knows what it's for
International Business Times / Posted 12 hours ago
The US military has launched a secret satellite into orbit this week and nobody, apart from those involved, knows exactly why or what its purpose is. The classified satellite, called NROL-45, took off from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
See Rocketdyne-powered payload blast off from Vandenberg AFBEngines designed and built by Aerojet Rocketdyne’s unit in Canoga Park powered
See Rocketdyne-powered payload blast off from Vandenberg AFB
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted yesterday
Engines designed and built by Aerojet Rocketdyne’s unit in Canoga Park powered a national security payload into orbit for the U.S. government early Wednesday morning, the company said. The heavy-lift Delta IV rocket was launched from Vandenberg Air... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
See Rocketdyne-powered payload blast off from Vandenberg AFBEngines designed and built by Aerojet Rocketdyne’s unit in Canoga Park powered
See Rocketdyne-powered payload blast off from Vandenberg AFB
San Bernardino Sun / Posted yesterday
Engines designed and built by Aerojet Rocketdyne’s unit in Canoga Park powered a national security payload into orbit for the U.S. government early Wednesday morning, the company said. The heavy-lift Delta IV rocket was launched from Vandenberg Air... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Delta IV Rocket LaunchA rocket carrying a payload for the U.S. government has successfully launched f
Delta IV Rocket Launch
NBC San Diego / Posted yesterday
A rocket carrying a payload for the U.S. government has successfully launched from the central California coast. The Delta IV rocket lit up clear night skies at 3:40 a.m. Wednesday as it lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base and into orbit. The... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Rocket with defense payload launches from CaliforniaIn this photo provided by United Launch Alliance, a Delta 4 rocket lifts off fr
Rocket with defense payload launches from California
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
In this photo provided by United Launch Alliance, a Delta 4 rocket lifts off from from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office early Wednesday morning, Feb. 10, 2016. The NRO operates the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Rocket with defense payload launches from CaliforniaIn this photo provided by United Launch Alliance, a Delta 4 rocket lifts off fr
Rocket with defense payload launches from California
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
In this photo provided by United Launch Alliance, a Delta 4 rocket lifts off from from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office early Wednesday morning, Feb. 10, 2016. The NRO operates the... Read more
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Salon.com
Rocket with defense payload launches from CaliforniaVANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A rocket carrying a U.S. national defe
Rocket with defense payload launches from California
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A rocket carrying a U.S. national defense payload was successfully launched from California before dawn Wednesday, the Air Force said. The Delta IV rocket lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 3:40... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Rocket with defense payload launches from VandenbergVANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) - A rocket carrying a U.S. national defe
Rocket with defense payload launches from Vandenberg
The Record Searchlight / Posted yesterday
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) - A rocket carrying a U.S. national defense payload was successfully launched before dawn Wednesday, the Air Force said. The Delta IV rocket lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 3:40 a.m. The rocket's... Read more
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CBS News
Spy satellite launched into spaceA United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket carrying a classified National Reconnai
Spy satellite launched into space
CBS News / Posted yesterday
A United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket carrying a classified National Reconnaissance Office spy satellite thundered into space Wednesday after a fiery pre-dawn launch from California. The towering Delta 4, equipped with two solid-fuel strap-on... Read more
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The Mercury News
California: Bright streak in sky was rocket launchVANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) -- A rocket carrying a payload for the U
California: Bright streak in sky was rocket launch
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) -- A rocket carrying a payload for the U.S. government has successfully launched from the central California coast. The Delta IV rocket lit up clear night skies at 3:40 a.m. Wednesday as it lifted off from... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Rocket with government payload launches from CaliforniaA rocket carrying a payload for the U.S. government has successfully launched f
Rocket with government payload launches from California
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted yesterday
A rocket carrying a payload for the U.S. government has successfully launched from the central California coast. The Delta IV rocket lit up clear night skies at 3:40 a.m. Wednesday as it lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base and into orbit. The... Read more
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PhysOrg
Rocket with government payload launches from CaliforniaA rocket carrying a payload for the U.S. government has successfully launched f
Rocket with government payload launches from California
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
A rocket carrying a payload for the U.S. government has successfully launched from the central California coast. The Delta IV rocket lit up clear night skies at 3:40 a.m. Wednesday as it lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base and into orbit.The... Read more
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Times of Malta
Delta 4 rocket lifts offA United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket carrying a classified spy satellite fo
Delta 4 rocket lifts off
Times of Malta / Posted yesterday
A United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket carrying a classified spy satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office successfully launched into space from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California this morning. The pre-dawn launch lit up the sky. ULA... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Delta IV Rocket LaunchA rocket carrying a payload for the U.S. government has successfully launched f
Delta IV Rocket Launch
NBC Los Angeles / Posted yesterday
A rocket carrying a payload for the U.S. government has successfully launched from the central California coast. The Delta IV rocket lit up clear night skies at 3:40 a.m. Wednesday as it lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base and into orbit. The... Read more
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CTV News
U.S rocket launches with secret payload aboardVANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - A rocket carrying a payload for the U.S. go
U.S rocket launches with secret payload aboard
CTV News / Posted yesterday
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - A rocket carrying a payload for the U.S. government has successfully launched from the California coast. The Delta IV rocket lit up clear night skies early Wednesday as it lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base... Read more
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NBC 15 Mobile
National News - WPMI Local 15Rocket with government payload launches from California February 10, 2016 13:2
National News - WPMI Local 15
NBC 15 Mobile / Posted yesterday
Rocket with government payload launches from California February 10, 2016 13:29 GMT VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) -- A rocket carrying a payload for the U.S. government has successfully launched from the central California coast. The... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Rocket with government payload launches from CaliforniaVANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) - A rocket carrying a payload for the U.
Rocket with government payload launches from California
KTVN Reno / Posted yesterday
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) - A rocket carrying a payload for the U.S. government has successfully launched from the central California coast. The Delta IV rocket lit up clear night skies at 3:40 a.m. Wednesday as it lifted off from... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
ULA launches rocket carrying secret government spy satelliteA top secret U.S. government satellite launched atop a Delta IV rocket this mor
ULA launches rocket carrying secret government spy satellite
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted yesterday
A top secret U.S. government satellite launched atop a Delta IV rocket this morning. It’s a spy satellite designed to gather intelligence for the United States government. The rocket took off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in central California.... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
2015 sets record for most shark attacks, with 98 worldwideThis photo released by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department shows the
2015 sets record for most shark attacks, with 98 worldwide
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
This photo released by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department shows the surfboard being ridden by 39-year-old surfer Francisco Javier Solorio Jr., who was fatally attacked by a shark Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. An expert has determined that... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
2015 sets record for most shark attacks, with 98 worldwideThis photo released by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department shows the
2015 sets record for most shark attacks, with 98 worldwide
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
This photo released by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department shows the surfboard being ridden by 39-year-old surfer Francisco Javier Solorio Jr., who was fatally attacked by a shark Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. An expert has determined that... Read more
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Pacific Coast Business Times
Vandenberg to launch rocket early morning of Feb. 10Residents near Vandenberg Air Force Base may get an early wakeup call on Feb. 1
Vandenberg to launch rocket early morning of Feb. 10
Pacific Coast Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
Residents near Vandenberg Air Force Base may get an early wakeup call on Feb. 10. A United Launch Alliance Delta 4 carrying a National Reconnaissance Office satellite will blast off from Vandenberg at 3:39 a.m. The United Launch Alliance is a joint... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
NJC honors 2 former instructors with Service AwardNortheastern Junior College Alumni Association recognized several individuals a
NJC honors 2 former instructors with Service Award
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Northeastern Junior College Alumni Association recognized several individuals at their annual Awards Luncheon Saturday, including two who have given years of service not only to NJC, but the community of Sterling. Recipients of this year's Service... Read more
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ABC News
North Korean Satellite Tumbling In Orbit, Rendering It UselessThe North Korean satellite launched this weekend is tumbling in orbit, renderin
North Korean Satellite Tumbling In Orbit, Rendering It Useless
ABC News / Posted 3 days ago
The North Korean satellite launched this weekend is tumbling in orbit, rendering it useless, just like another one of the country's satellites launched in December, 2012. A U.S. official told ABC News that while the Unha 3 rocket was able to get its... Read more
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The Space Review
Secrets and signsOne of the biggest movies currently in theaters is National Treasure: Book of S
Secrets and signs
The Space Review / Posted 3 days ago
One of the biggest movies currently in theaters is National Treasure: Book of Secrets. Like its predecessor, the movie is a lot of silliness and ’splosions, a nonstop chase as the hero travels around the world to decipher clues leading to a city of... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Elmer J. Schenk, 88, Cresson, entered into eternal rest Monday. He was born in Ebensburg, son
Elmer J. Schenk
Altoona Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
, 88, Cresson, entered into eternal rest Monday. He was born in Ebensburg, son of the late Vincent A. and Pearl C. (Wills) Schenk. Surviving are two daughters: Susan M. Egnot and husband, John, and Mary Beth Eckenrode and husband,... Read more
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Fortune
Space Companies Restore Florida’s Status As Nation’s Launch PadCommercial spaceflight companies like SpaceX and United Launch Alliance (ULA) p
Space Companies Restore Florida’s Status As Nation’s Launch Pad
Fortune / Posted 6 days ago
Commercial spaceflight companies like SpaceX and United Launch Alliance (ULA) plan to launch more than 30 rockets from Florida this year, nearly doubling last year’s rocket traffic along Florida’s famed space coast. Driven by both government-backed... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Atlas V launches with GPS satelliteCAPE CANAVERAL — A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket successfully lifted of
Atlas V launches with GPS satellite
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 6 days ago
CAPE CANAVERAL — A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket successfully lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Friday. The rocket rolled atop a transporter Thursday morning from its processing tower, called the Vertical Integration... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Atlas V launches with GPS satelliteCAPE CANAVERAL — A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket successfully lifted of
Atlas V launches with GPS satellite
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 6 days ago
CAPE CANAVERAL — A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket successfully lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Friday. The rocket rolled atop a transporter Thursday morning from its processing tower, called the Vertical Integration... Read more
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First Coast News
Atlas V launches with GPS satelliteCAPE CANAVERAL — A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket successfully lifted of
Atlas V launches with GPS satellite
First Coast News / Posted 6 days ago
CAPE CANAVERAL — A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket successfully lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Friday. The rocket rolled atop a transporter Thursday morning from its processing tower, called the Vertical Integration... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Atlas V launches with GPS satelliteCAPE CANAVERAL — A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket successfully lifted of
Atlas V launches with GPS satellite
KTVB Boise / Posted 6 days ago
CAPE CANAVERAL — A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket successfully lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Friday. The rocket rolled atop a transporter Thursday morning from its processing tower, called the Vertical Integration... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Atlas V launches with GPS satelliteCAPE CANAVERAL — A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket successfully lifted of
Atlas V launches with GPS satellite
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 6 days ago
CAPE CANAVERAL — A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket successfully lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Friday. The rocket rolled atop a transporter Thursday morning from its processing tower, called the Vertical Integration... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Atlas V launches with GPS satelliteCAPE CANAVERAL — A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket successfully lifted of
Atlas V launches with GPS satellite
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 6 days ago
CAPE CANAVERAL — A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket successfully lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Friday. The rocket rolled atop a transporter Thursday morning from its processing tower, called the Vertical Integration... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Atlas V launches with GPS satelliteCAPE CANAVERAL — A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket successfully lifted of
Atlas V launches with GPS satellite
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
CAPE CANAVERAL — A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket successfully lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Friday. The rocket rolled atop a transporter Thursday morning from its processing tower, called the Vertical Integration... Read more
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USA Today
Atlas V on pad for Friday launch of GPS satelliteA 19-story United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket is on its pad for a planned 8:
Atlas V on pad for Friday launch of GPS satellite
USA Today / Posted 6 days ago
A 19-story United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket is on its pad for a planned 8:38 a.m. Friday launch of a Global Positioning System satellite from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. There's a 40 percent chance of favorable weather during the 19-minu... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Atlas V set for morning launchCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - A 19-story United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket is on i
Atlas V set for morning launch
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 7 days ago
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - A 19-story United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket is on its pad for a planned 8:38 a.m. Friday launch of a Global Positioning System satellite from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. News 6 partner Florida Today says there's a... Read more
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Pacific Coast Business Times
Vandenberg AFB launches ground-based interceptor missileA ground-based interceptor missile launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base on J
Vandenberg AFB launches ground-based interceptor missile
Pacific Coast Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
A ground-based interceptor missile launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Jan. 28. Vandenberg Air Force Base’s 30th Space Wing conducted a successful test Jan. 28 of an unarmed ground based interceptor missile. It launched at 1:57 p.m. from the... Read more
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Daily Star
Brits to blast off from UK spaceports by 2018HUB: An artist's impression of what a UK spaceport could look like Six airport
Brits to blast off from UK spaceports by 2018
Daily Star / Posted 7 days ago
HUB: An artist's impression of what a UK spaceport could look like Six airports from across Britain have unveiled their pitches to be space tourism hubs at the Spaceport UK Conference. Newquay Airport in Cornwall, Prestwick, Stornoway, Leuchars and... Read more
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Daily Mail
US tests ‘Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle’'Exoatmospheric kill vehicle' designed to crash into nuclear missiles heading f
US tests ‘Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle’
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
'Exoatmospheric kill vehicle' designed to crash into nuclear missiles heading for the US tested over California Long-range interceptor blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base Was testing thrusters on the Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle Craft... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Lompoc Remembers Challenger Disaster30 years ago the future of Lompoc and the Lompoc Valley took a dramatic turn wi
Lompoc Remembers Challenger Disaster
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 13 days ago
30 years ago the future of Lompoc and the Lompoc Valley took a dramatic turn with the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. While the lives of the Challenger crew lost on January 28, 1986 remain the most important part of the anniversary, the... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Rocket launched in California to test missile defenseVANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) - A missile defense rocket has been succ
Rocket launched in California to test missile defense
Hawaii News Now / Posted 13 days ago
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) - A missile defense rocket has been successfully test-launched from a military base in Central California. Authorities say a long-range interceptor blasted off Thursday from Vandenberg Air Force Base. The... Read more
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Times of Malta
North Korea activity points to possible space launch -U.S. officialsThe finding was revealed as Washington shows growing concern that Pyongyang cou
North Korea activity points to possible space launch -U.S. officials
Times of Malta / Posted 13 days ago
The finding was revealed as Washington shows growing concern that Pyongyang could use space technology to enhance its missile capability and while United Nations Security Council members discuss fresh sanctions against North Korea after it conducted... Read more
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Sky News Australia
North Korea activity points to missile launchThe United States has seen increased activity around a North Korean missile sit
North Korea activity points to missile launch
Sky News Australia / Posted 13 days ago
The United States has seen increased activity around a North Korean missile site, suggesting preparations for a possible space launch in the near future, US officials say. The finding was revealed as Washington shows growing concern that Pyongyang... Read more
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International Business Times
North Korea readying potential ballistic missile test says US North Korea could be in the early stages of preparation for a long-range missil
North Korea readying potential ballistic missile test says US
International Business Times / Posted 13 days ago
North Korea could be in the early stages of preparation for a long-range missile test, US officials have warned after analysing satellite imagery. Recent activity at the Sohae satellite launching station in the west coast of North Korea suggests the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Rocket launched in California to test missile defenseVANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A missile defense rocket has been successf
Rocket launched in California to test missile defense
Daily Herald / Posted 13 days ago
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A missile defense rocket has been successfully test-launched from a military base in Central California. Authorities say a long-range interceptor blasted off Thursday from Vandenberg Air Force Base. The launch... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Ground Based Interceptor Launched at Vandenberg Air Force BaseLompoc, Calif - Dozens gathered at the Vandenberg Air Force Base on Thursday as
Ground Based Interceptor Launched at Vandenberg Air Force Base
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 13 days ago
Lompoc, Calif - Dozens gathered at the Vandenberg Air Force Base on Thursday as officials prepared to launch the first ground based interceptor of the year. They say this is an important component to national security. The goal of the interceptor is... Read more
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ABC News
Rocket Launched in California to Test Missile DefenseAuthorities say a long-range interceptor blasted off Thursday from Vandenberg A
Rocket Launched in California to Test Missile Defense
ABC News / Posted 14 days ago
Authorities say a long-range interceptor blasted off Thursday from Vandenberg Air Force Base. The launch was testing thrusters on the Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle, which is designed to crash into enemy missiles and destroy them. Officials say a... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Rocket launched in California to test missile defense VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A missile defense rocket has been su
Rocket launched in California to test missile defense
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 14 days ago
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A missile defense rocket has been successfully test-launched from a military base in Central California. Authorities say a long-range interceptor blasted... Read more
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Yahoo News
North Korea activity points to possible space launch: U.S. officials Airbus Defense & Space and 38 North satellite imagery dated January 25, 2016
North Korea activity points to possible space launch: U.S. officials
Yahoo News / Posted 14 days ago
Airbus Defense & Space and 38 North satellite imagery dated January 25, 2016 shows three objects at the … By Phil Stewart and Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Where were you: 30 years after the Challenger disaster, we rememberToday is the 30th anniversary of the space shuttle Challenger disaster. The acc
Where were you: 30 years after the Challenger disaster, we remember
Ventura County Star / Posted 14 days ago
Today is the 30th anniversary of the space shuttle Challenger disaster. The accident on Jan. 28, 1986 — just 73 seconds into the flight — killed all seven on board, including schoolteacher Christa McAuliffe. We asked readers where they were, what... Read more
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Express and Star
30 years on from Challenger space shuttle disaster « Express & StarAfter multiple delays, the Challenger space shuttle blasted off on mission STS-
30 years on from Challenger space shuttle disaster « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 14 days ago
After multiple delays, the Challenger space shuttle blasted off on mission STS-51L at 11.38am at Cape Canaveral, Florida 30 years ago today. A fiery explosion broadcasted in national television for days after the accident left a mark in the public... Read more
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