By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - An unmanned Atlas rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Wednesday to deliver an upgraded global positioning system satellite into orbit. The 189-foot (58-meter)...Show More Summary
It hasn’t been a good month for the armed services – first the Air Force, now the Army: In the latest incident, the Department of Defense revealed on Tuesday a sergeant first class in the U.S. Army stationed at the Ft. Hood, TX military base is under investigation for sexual assault. Along with allegedly sexually […]
The U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin have delivered the second Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) spacecraft to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., where it will be prepared for a July liftoff aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. MUOS vastly improves current secure mobile satellite communications. It links mobile users for the first [...]
How's this for a tangible sign of the banking mess in Cyprus: Britain's Royal Air Force is flying in a plane loaded with 1 million euro so its troops stationed there don't get stuck without cash, reports the Independent. The defense ministry made the move after the crisis raised fears...
SpaceX's Dragon space capsule launched into space today, March 1, 2013, toward the International Space Station on its second cargo mission for NASA. It launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., at 10:10 a.m. ET. Space.com reports that a thruster problem "has engineers scrambling to identify the cause, forcing a delay in the spacecraft's [...]
This morning (Mar. 1), the SpaceX Dragon CRS-2 mission lifted off successfully from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida at 10:10:13 AM EST (1010:13 GMT) only to experience a major malfunction in Dragon’s thruster pods. SpaceX reported...Show More Summary
On an overcast morning, SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket launched from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canavera l Air Force Station and sped through the clouds Friday on its way to the International Space Station.
The second International Space Station Commercial Resupply Services flight by Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) is set for liftoff at 10:10 a.m. EST on March 1 from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
AgustaWestland is pleased to announce it will be showcasing its range of modern high performance military and commercial helicopters at Aero India 2013, which is being held at Air Force Station Yelahanka, Bengaluru, from 6th to 10th February. Helicopters being promoted at Aero India include the AW101, twelve of which are now in the process [...]
Members of the 1st Special Operations Wing and family of the Spirit 03 crew attend a wreath-laying ceremony Jan. 31, 2011, at the Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola Naval Air Station, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Julianne M. Showalter) Whether one agrees with specific U.S. military actions or not or, for that matter, [...]
The first of NASA's three next-generation Tracking and Data Relay Satellites (TDRS), known as TDRS-K, launched at 8:48 p.m. EST Wednesday (Jan. 30) from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The TDRS system provides tracking,Show More Summary
After weeks of planning, hundreds of members of the U.S. Air Force Band and Honor Guard stationed in the Washington, D.C., area are set to march down Pennsylvania Avenue to play for President Barack Obama during...
Boston’s WBZ was knocked off the air during its 5 a.m. broadcast this morning forcing the CBS owned station to go with the network’s morning news feed. The local station was back at 6 a.m. with anchors David Wade and Paula Ebben explaining the blackout. “We had a small little technical glitch which got us off late this morning,” Wade told viewers. Show More Summary
The U.S. Air Force and Lockheed Martin have delivered the second Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO-2) Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) spacecraft to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., where it will be prepared for a March liftoff aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. Featuring a mix of satellites in geosynchronous orbit, hosted payloads [...]
New York, December 17, 2012--Iraqi security forces shut down two broadcast outlets on Friday for alleged administrative violations, according to news reports. The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Iraqi authorities to allow the stations to resume broadcasting immediately....
Troops stationed outside Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus day after air raids killed eight people there.
A top secret military mini-shuttle is scheduled to take off Tuesday afternoon from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, the Air Force and United Launch Alliance confirmed. The unmanned mini-shuttle, the X-37B is about a quarter of the size of the average space shuttle. The shuttle took off at 1:03 p.m on an Atlas Five [...]Show More Summary
The NASA Mars rover Curiosity began its flight to Mars on Nov. 26, 2011, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., tucked inside the Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft. One year after launch and 16 weeks since its dramatic landing...Show More Summary
The United States military will station a powerful radar and a space telescope in Australia as part of a major refocusing of priorities towards Asia.The deal calls for the first deployment of a US Air Force C-band radar in the southern...Show More Summary
Jill Kelley is a fixture on the Tampa, Florida, military scene, volunteering for community relations work with foreign military officers and their families stationed at MacDill Air Force base. She is also a friend of David Petraeus, and yet, she appears to have contributed to his stunning downfall and departure as director of the CIA. [...]