Launch Pad Swing-Arm Issue Pushes Long-Delayed NROL-44 Mission to Sunday

@ULALaunch & @NatReconOfc will wait another 24hr to launch the snakebitten #NROL44 mission atop #MajesticDelta. Launch now NET Sunday at 12:10 a.m. EDT. […]

Weather 70% Favorable, As ULA Aims for Delta IV Heavy Launch Early Saturday

@ULALaunch & @NatReconOfc are ready to launch #MajesticDelta & #NROL44 at 12:14 a.m. EDT Saturday. […]

ULA Now Targeting Midnight Launch of NROL-44 on Sep 26

Launch of NASA’s Parker Solar Probe atop a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida on 12 August 2018. Photo Credit: Mike Killian/AmericaSpace

ULA is now targeting the launch of the highly-secretive NROL-44 mission on their mammoth 235-foot-tall (72-meter) Delta IV Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral no earlier than Sep […]

ULA Readies for NROL-101 Launch, Looks Ahead to 30th NRO Mission

@ULALaunch & @NatReconOfc are readying for #NROL101 mission later this fall, as #MightyAtlas hardware comes together for launch. […]

NROL-44 Targets NET 18 September, Root Cause of Hot Fire Abort Identified

@ULALaunch is zeroing-in on the root cause of August’s Hot Fire Abort of #MajesticDelta & targets NET 18 Sept for #NROL44. […]

SpaceX Readies for Four-Flight September, Crew Dragon Boosters to Fly Again

With 1 launch already in the bag, @SpaceX is readying for up to 4 #Falcon9 launches in Sept, including the critical #GPSIII04 for @SpaceForceDoD […]

NROL-44 Investigation Underway, As ULA Prepares for Last Delta IV Heavy Missions

As @ULALaunch works to resolve Hot Fire Abort issue & co-ordinate a new NET for #NROL44, only five more #MajesticDelta missions remain on the books. […]

First Hundred, Next Hundred: SpaceX Set for 101st Launch Sep 3

After wrapping up its 100th launch on Sunday, @SpaceX is set to kick off its next 100 with a Tuesday liftoff at 9:29 a.m. EDT. […]

SpaceX Launches SAOCOM 1B, Lands Falcon 9, Misses Double-Header Weekend

@SpaceX successfully threaded the needle & launched its 100th mission with #SAOCOM1B, marking 1st polar-orbit flight from Space Coast since 1969. […]

NROL-44 Scrubs, SpaceX Set for Two Launches Sunday

Falcon 9 launch off SLC-40. Photo: Jeff Seibert / AmericaSpace

United Launch Alliance scrubbed their latest launch attempt with NROL-44 for a second time overnight, and will now stand down for the next week, giving SpaceX the eastern range to launch their next batch of Starlinks from Kennedy Space Center LC-39A at 10:12 a.m. […]