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2009-02-27 07:50:00

Launch of NASA's Kepler telescope is targeted for no earlier than Friday, March 6, from Pad 17-B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

2009-02-14 03:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, recognizes the U.S.

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2009-02-08 11:40:00

The Delta II carrying NOAA-N Prime lifted off Feb 6, 2009 at 2:22 am Pacific time, 5:22 am Eastern time from Space Launch Complex-2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

2009-02-06 16:04:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its engine helped propel the Delta II 7320-10 C launch vehicle from Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) to put the NOAA-N Prime satellite into orbit for NASA and NOAA.

2009-02-06 06:19:00

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A United Launch Alliance Delta II successfully launched the NASA NOAA-N Prime spacecraft at 2:22 a.m. PST, today.

2009-01-17 22:43:00

CAPE CANAVERAL AFS, Fla., Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- United Launch Alliance's Delta IV Heavy rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office successfully lifted off from Space Launch Complex 37 at CCAFS at 9:47 p.m. EST today. This was the first Delta IV Heavy mission for the NRO.

2008-06-19 15:00:05

The U.S. space agency says its newest space telescope, the Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope, or GLAST, is in the process of being activated. The Delta II rocket carrying GLAST lifted off June 11 from launch pad 17-B at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

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2008-06-19 11:04:45

Less than a week after launch, NASA's Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope, or GLAST, is safely up-and-running well in orbit approximately 350 miles (565 kilometers) above Earth's surface.

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2008-06-10 22:00:00

In a final meeting of scientists, engineers, technicians and officials, NASA’s Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope (GLAST) received the final “Ready to Go!” from all teams.

2008-06-05 18:00:04

The U.S. space agency again Thursday postponed the launch of its newest space telescope until at least next Wednesday.


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