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Company: August 2017 Archives



Orbital ATK announced its Minotaur IV space launch vehicle successfully launched and placed into orbit the U.S. Air Force's Operationally Responsive Space-5 (ORS-5) spacecraft on August 26, 2017.


A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the NASA's Tracking Data and Relay Satellite-M (TDRS-M) lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 Aug. 18 at 8:29 a.m. EDT.


Vector Space Systems conducted a successful suborbital flight of its B0.002 test vehicle today.


Lockheed Martin today revealed the first images from an experimental, ultra-thin optical instrument, showing it could be possible to shrink space telescopes to a sliver of the size of today's systems while maintaining equivalent resolution.


Arianespace has successfully launched two Earth observation satellites for civil and military applications


Virgin Orbit employees and customers welcomed home Cosmic Girl, the 747-400 rocket launch platform that will soon launch small satellites to orbit.