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
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SBIRS GEO Flight 3, the next satellite scheduled to join the U.S. Air Force’s Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS), in final assembly and test at Lockheed Martin in Sunnyvale, California. Credit: Lockheed Martin
The Air Force's Wideband Global Satcom satellite 8 launches aboard a ULA Delta 4 rocket Dec. 7. Credit: ULA
A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket stands ready for launch early Friday morning, carrying DigitalGlobe's WorldView-4 advanced imaging satellite. Credit: ULA
Echostar 19/Jupiter 2 — which reached Cape Canaveral Nov. 4 — is a Ka-band satellite that will use high-throughput spot beams to provide consumer broadband under the HughesNet brand. Credit: SSL
Orbital ATK's family of small satellite buses includes that A500 that 's being used for the STPSat-6 spacecraft. Credit: Orbital ATK
Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, Air Force program executive officer for Space and SMC commander, and Tory Bruno, ULA president and CEO, sign a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement or CRADA for the certification of ULA’s Vulcan Launch System at a ceremony, Sept. 27. Credit: ULA
A damaged strongback can be seen in this Sept. 7 photo of Cape Canaveral's SLC-40, the site of SpaceX's Sept. 1 pre-flight Falcon 9 failure. Credit: SpaceNews/Jeff Foust
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An Air Force official said seven to 10 missions to be awarded competitively would include a number of GPS 3 satellite launches, which appear well suited to the capabilities of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket (left). Meanwhile, a National Reconnaissance Office mission dubbed NROL-79 will launch atop ULA’s Atlas 5 rocket. Credit: An Air Force official said seven to 10 missions to be awarded competitively would include a number of GPS 3 satellite launches, which appear well suited to the capabilities of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket (left). Meanwhile, a National Reconnaissance Office mission dubbed NROL-79 will launch atop ULA’s Atlas 5 rocket. Credit: SpaceX/ULA
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United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket launches NROL-55 mission. Credit: ULA
A Delta 4 Heavy rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office lifts off June 11 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Credit: Josh Dinner/SpaceNews
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