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A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office lifted off from Space Launch Complex-3 on Sept. 23, at 10:49:47 p.m. PDT. Designated NROL-42, the mission is in support of national security.


Virgin Orbit announced today that commercial satellite developer Cloud Constellation Corporation has selected the LauncherOne service for deployment of the SpaceBeltâ„¢ constellation of space-based cloud storage data centers.


Sierra Nevada Corporation's Dream Chaser completed an important step toward orbital flight with a successful captive carry test at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center in California.