Two launches bookend August 4th on Cape Canaveral

Michael Howard

August 5, 2022

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Florida's Space Coast began and ended its day with missions launching from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. The twin launchpads SLC-40 and SLC-41 hosted missions from SpaceX and ULA respectively with the shortest interval between launches since the 1960s.

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United Launch Alliance's Atlas V rocket streaks out over the Atlantic Ocean in this long-exposure photo captured from Patrick Air Force Base.  Photo credit: Michael Seeley / We Report Space

U.S. Space Force and Space and Missile Systems Center successfully launches NROL-101 mission

ULA

United Launch Alliance delivers NROL-101 to orbit aboard a recently-upgraded Atlas V rocket, flying with Northrop Grumman GEM-63 Solid Rocket Boosters for the first time.

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United Launch Alliance's Atlas V rocket lifts off, carrying the Mars Perseverance Rover on a seven-month flight to the Red Planet.  Photo credit: Michael Seeley / We Report Space

Communications Issue with Perseverance Rover As It Begins 7-Month Journey to Mars

Mars Perseverance Rover is en route to the Red Planet, despite telemetry and communication issues, earthquake.

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Atlas V's launchpad spews fire, water and smoke from the flame duct as the USSF-7 mission begins.  Photo credit: Michael Howard / We Report Space

ULA Launches Secret Space Plane for US Space Force

“We were honored to partner with the U.S. Space Force to dedicate this mission to first responders, front-line workers, and those affected by COVID-19. It is truly a unique time in our history and I want to thank the entire team for their continued dedication and focus on mission success,” Gary Wentz, ULA vice president of Government and Commercial Programs.

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ULA's Atlas V rocket departs from Space Launch Complex 41 to deliver AEHF-6 to orbit.  Photo credit: Scott Schilke / We Report Space

ULA Launches AEHF-6 For U.S. Space Force

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On March 26, 2020, an Atlas-V rocket lifted the sixth and final spacecraft for the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) constellation.

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