Tag: Delta II

Jan 12 2018

United Launch Alliance 2017 Launch Highlights

Here’s one I should have gotten to back in December but couldn’t get to for, well, reasons. This is a launch highlights compilation for year 2017 produced by United Launch Alliance, showing of the past years launches of 1 Delta IV booster, 6  Atlas V boosters, and the second to last Delta II launch ever. …

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Nov 21 2017

JPSS-1 Launch Highlights And Delta II Launch Profile

Last week marked the penultimate launch of the Delta II rocket,  carrying the JPSS-1 satellite into a polar orbit to help with weather research and forecasting here in the United States. Today I bring you a pair of videos – the first is the launch highlights clip, produced by United Launch Alliance, showing clips of …

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Nov 18 2017

JPSS-1 Is Successfully Launched On The Second To Last Delta II Rocket Ever

I’m glad I stayed up for this one – early this morning, 1:47 Pacific Time (3:47 Central Time for me) marked the launch of the NASA / NOAA Joint Polar Satellite System 1, or JPSS-1, weather satellite. As the name implies, JPSS-1 is the first of a new set of polar orbiting weather satellites which …

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