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To Reach the High Frontier: A History of U.S. Launch Vehicles

"A valuable contribution to the field of aerospace literature," this book includes an extensive overview of Delta history and development along with chapters on Atlas, Titan, Scout, Space Shuttle, and much more.

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Schedule of Upcoming Launches

Dates and times from Spaceflight Now, NASA Launch Schedule, and the civilian-maintained U.S. Military Manifest.
Due to weather, range, and technical considerations, all dates and times are subject to change.
Last update, 02-Jul-14 10:15 UTC. RECENT CHANGES IN RED. (What about Delta IV?)
Launch     Window    Spacecraft                    Vehicle   Mgmt         Notes     Site    Wt.      Orbit parameters (nmi)
Date       Time UTC                                          Org.                           (lbs)    peri x apo x incl

*05-Nov-14 1416-1425 SMAP                          7320-10C  NASA                   2W
*??-Jul-16           ICESAT-2                      7x2x      NASA                   2W
*??-Nov-16           JPSS-1                        7x2x      NASA                   2W

1 launch vehicle remains unassigned.






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