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United Launch Alliance Rocket Puts US Spy Satellite Into Orbit
2013-08-29 07:46:43

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A top secret payload was launched from a Delta IV Heavy rocket on Wednesday morning. The rocket lifted off at 11:03 am PDT from the Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) in California, carrying a US spy satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). Officials at United Launch Alliance said the rocket launch was successful, despite a ten minute delay due to minor issues. “We are truly honored to deliver this critical asset...

2013-08-01 23:20:38

This decision places ULA at the leading edge of technology and provides a more “future-safe” system design compared to other solutions. Santa Maria, California (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Quintron Systems, Inc. (quintron.com), the recognized leader in interoperable Enterprise-Class Systems for Security Command, Control & Communications, is pleased to announce that the long association with United Launch Alliance (ULA) for critical launch operations communications will continue...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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