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ULA Atlas V Rocket Launches Twelve CubeSats, NRO Defense Satellite
2013-12-09 09:35:17

Taking advantage of a recent launch of a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), 12 tiny cube satellites, called CubeSats, were put into orbit as part of a future NASA missions.

2013-10-22 23:02:27

This sets the stage for actual site installation by Quintron technicians at the Delta IV Remote Launch Control Center at Vandenberg AFB.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.