The Space and Missile Systems Center's Launch Enterprise Mission Manifest Office has handed over to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida a multi-manifest small satellite vehicle designed to work with the sixth Advanced Extremely High-Frequency satellite.Read More »
NASA has received two ground support components that will be used to process a rover vehicle designed for Mars explorationRead More »
U.S. Space Command has accepted the 10th satellite of the Wideband Global Satellite Communication constellation following the completion of on-orbit testing performed by a team of engineers and operators from the U.S. Air Force, Army and Navy.
The team validated the Boeing-manufactured satellite's anti-jam capabilities and cybersecurity techniques and procedures that will be integrated into the entire constellation and then recommended it for acceptance into the WGS system, the Los Angeles Air Force Base said Tuesday.Read More »
NASA has tested the separation capacity of the Mars 2020 rover's descent stage at the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California.Read More »
Lt. Gen. John Thompson, commander of the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center, said the service branch is in the process of assessing plans that were submitted in response to a solicitation for the second phase of the National Security Space Launch program, Bloomberg reported Monday.Read More »
United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches Communications Satellite for the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the fifth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) communications satellite for the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 on August 8 at 6:13 a.m. EDT.Read More »