Flawless Launch of STP-S26

NASA successfully launched its first ‘FASTSAT’ on Nov. 17, 2010. Image Credit: NASA

While the U.S. Air Force unsuccessfully tried to get a Delta IV off the ground in Florida – things worked out far better for NASA at the Kodiak Launch Complex located in Kodiak, Alaska. Friday’s Minotaur 4 rocket launch successfully accomplished its mission of placing not one – but six satellites into orbit some 400 miles above the Earth.(…) Read the rest of Flawless Launch of STP-S26 (342 words)

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