Wired4Space Video: TDRS-K—Fire & Light

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Video courtesy of Wired4Space

The sound and fury of launch is captured in this video produced by AmericaSpace partner Wired4Space. This video was shot atop the massive Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB), located at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, on Jan. 30, 2013. The launch vehicle in question is […]

Atlas V Delivers NASA’s TDRS-K Satellite into Orbit

Stunning time-lapsed photo of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket arcing across the Florida skyline. Photo Credit: Mike Howard / Cocoa Beach Photography

Fire and thunder were the name of the game today, as a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V booster roared away from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., at […]

Wired4Space Video: Rollout of Atlas V Rocket With NASA TDRS-K

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — Wired4Space covered the rollout of NASA’s Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS-K) as it was moved out to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Space Launch Complex 41 (SLC-41) located in Florida. On Jan. 29, 2013, the railcars delivered the fully-stacked […]

Atlas V Prepares to Loft NASA’s TDRS-K Satellite into Orbit (Part 2)

Not for nothing is TDRS-K’s objective described as “Fleet Replenishment.” This satellite is the first of its kind to be launched in more than a decade and will support voice and data communications traffic between the ground and low-Earth orbit until the middle of the next decade. Image Credit: AmericaSpace/Nathan Moeller

When NASA’s […]

Atlas V Prepares to Loft NASA’s TDRS-K Satellite into Orbit (Part 1)

TDRS-K’s objective is described as the first of its kind to be launched in more than a decade and will support voice and data communications traffic between the ground and low-Earth orbit until the middle of the next decade. Image Credit: Alan Walters / awaltersphoto.com

Even the girls launch TDRSes, astronaut Mike Mullane […]

Ordnance Issue Prompts Delay of TDRS-K Satellite Launch

Not for nothing is TDRS-K’s objective described as “Fleet Replenishment.” This satellite is the first of its kind to be launched in more than a decade and will support voice and data communications traffic between the ground and low-Earth orbit until the middle of the next decade. Image Credit: AmericaSpace/Nathan Moeller

The launch […]

NASA'S TDRS-K Satellite Arrives at Kennedy Space Center

The TDRS-K satellite is offloaded from a United States Air Force C-17 aircraft. The satellite arrived in preparation for a planned Jan. 29 launch atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. Photo Credit: NASA / Kim Shiflett

The next of NASA’s Tracking and Data Relay Satellites (TDRS) is at Kennedy Space Center […]

NASA Hosts Social Media Event at TDRS-K Launch in Florida

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WASHINGTON — NASA will give 70 of its social media followers an insider’s look at America’s space program and the opportunity to see a launch in-person. The NASA Social, scheduled for Jan. 28-29 to coincide with the launch of NASA’s Tracking and Data Relay Satellite-K (TDRS-K), will be held at […]