AmericaSpace Live Launch and Event Tracker

The AmericaSpace Live Launch and Event Tracker has up to the minute information of the progress of upcoming rocket launches, and space related events with live updates and video where available. Covering all the major spaceports across the United States.

 

AmericaSpace image ULA United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket Vandenberg Air Force Base Space Launch Complex NROL-65 photo credit Robert C. Fisher
The scorching of the Delta IV Heavy in the seconds after liftoff is readily apparent in this NROL-49 ascent view.
Photo Credit: Robert C. Fisher / AmericaSpace

Launch of Delta IV Heavy with payload NROL-71


Video credit: United Launch Alliance


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Launch of NROL-71 on a Delta IV Heavy rocket from Vandenberg AFB, CA launch complex SLC-6
Launch scheduled for 9 Dec 18 at 4:15 GMT
Local time 8 Dec 18 at 8:15pm Pacific

United Launch Alliance will launch a Delta IV rocket carrying the classified security satellite into orbit for the National Reconnaissance Office. Code named NROL-71 the mission will launch from Vandenberg Air Force Vase in California.

The Delta IV Heavy will be the 11th to launch in this configuration with a triple core booster and Delta Cryogenic Second Stage.
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