A rocket carrying a U.S. national defense payload was successfully launched from California before dawn Wednesday, the Air Force said.
NASA's new Orion spacecraft is now at the launch pad for next month's test flight.
NASA's biggest test flight in years remains on track for next month, despite last week's space-related accidents.
Assembly of the powerful Delta IV rocket boosting the pathfinder version of NASA's Orion crew capsule on its maiden test flight in December has been completed.
A huge rocket carrying a spy satellite for the United States has launched from the central California coast.
A new military communications satellite has been launched into space.
(AP)—Two workers for a company that launches spacecraft for the U.S. government were seriously injured in an electrical explosion at Vandenberg Air Force Base on the California coast.
(AP)—The Air Force has launched a satellite from Cape Canaveral to be part of the existing navigation system for the military.
(Phys.org) -- When NASA conducts its first test launch of the Orion spacecraft in 2014, the crew module's designers will record invaluable data about its performance -- from launch and flight, to re-entry and landing.
(AP) -- A rocket carrying a top-secret payload blasted off Tuesday from the California coast.