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The Air Force's missile warning satellite, SBIRS GEO-3, lifted off aboard a ULA Atlas 5 rocket Jan. 20, after a 24-hour delay. Credit: ULA
Juno at Jupiter
SpaceX artist's concept of interplanetary spaceship arriving at Mars. Credit: SpaceX
The ULA Atlas 5 rocket carrying the Air Force's SBIRS GEO-3 satellite sits on the pad ready for launch, but will have to wait at least another day after  the attempt was scrubbed. Credit: ULA
SmallGEO Hispasat-36W-1 Hispasat-AG1
Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-Ariz), center, wants a legal opinion on whether the purchase of Russian rocket engines violates U.S. sanctions. Credit: U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash
Deb Fischer
Galileo 7 and Galileo 8
UrtheCast Iris camera
BEAM, the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module, is highlighted in its expanded configuration in this computer rendering. Credit: NASA/Bigelow
Thuraya Chief Executive Samer Halawi
Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work speaks with military dependents during the Military Child Education Coalition National Training Seminar in Washington, June 28, 2016. (DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Brigitte N. Brantley/Released)
Robert Lightfoot, NASA associate adminstrator. Credit: NASA/Joel Kowsky
Masood M. Sharif Mahmood, Chief Executive Officer of  Yahsat. Credit: SpaceNews/Kate Patterson.

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