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Delta 4 Lifts Off With Spy Satellite On Board
2012-04-05 08:33:37

United Launch Alliance (ULA) launched a Delta 4 rocket at 4:12 p.m. (7:12 p.m. EDT) Tuesday, April 3 from Space Launch Complex-6 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, carrying a surreptitious spy satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) -- a division of the US military.

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2011-01-21 08:55:00

The largest rocket ever to launch from the West Coast of the US blasted off from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base on Thursday, officials at the military complex have announced.

2010-03-25 07:00:00

DENVER, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) and Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK), have entered into a strategic teaming agreement to offer launch services utilizing upgraded and modernized Athena rockets.

2009-09-14 08:24:21

The U.S. space agency says it is exercising its final extension option in its Checkout, Assembly and Payload Processing Services contract with a Boeing unit. The option is the second of two in the contract awarded to the Boeing Space Operations Co. of Titusville, Fla., a subsidiary of the Boeing Co.

2009-03-30 12:00:00

DENVER, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced today that it has established a new Space Vehicle Integration Laboratory (SVIL) to enable a more efficient and reliable process for space vehicle component and flight software integration.

2008-09-07 12:00:16

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) -- A super-sharp Earth- imaging satellite has been launched into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base on the Central California coast. A Delta 2 rocket carrying the GeoEye-1 satellite lifted off at 11:50 a.m. Saturday.

2006-03-16 19:41:24

By Jim Wolf and Andrea Shalal-Esa WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Pentagon officials will present long-awaited recommendations on Friday on a proposed merger of the struggling government-rocket launch arms of Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin Corp., the two biggest U.S.


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