OmegA Rocket To Be Stacked in VAB Highbay 2

Bill Jelen

August 17, 2019

On August 16, 2019, officials from KSC, CCAFS, and Northrup Grumman held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to announce the signing of an agreement to use Highbay 2 at the VAB.

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SpaceX's Falcon 9 prepares to touch down at LZ-1, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.  Photo credit: Bill Jelen / We Report Space

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Lift-off at CCAFS Launch Complex 46. Photo: Michael Seeley.

Successful Orion Abort Test Brings NASA Closer to Moon Mission

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