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  • SpaceX launches AsiaSat 6 satellite from Complex 40 at 'The Cape'

    The 45th Space Wing supported Space Exploration Technologies' (SpaceX) successful launch of the Falcon 9 rocket carrying the AsiaSat 6 satellite here from Space Launch Complex 40 at 1 a.m. EDT Sept. 7.The Falcon 9 topped with the SpaceX fairing is 224.4 feet (68.4 meters) tall and 12 feet in

  • 30 days with space and cyber Airmen

    Air Force Space Command invites Airmen, their families, and the public to follow online as the 3rd Combat Camera Squadron tells the story of Airmen and mission partners conducting critical space and cyber missions during the month of September. The team will have unprecedented access to critical

  • Air Force uses lasers to preserve space history

    The site of one of America's proudest achievements is now little more than a weed-riddled concrete pad, surrounded by twisted, rusting metal.Cape Canaveral's Launch Complex 14 is best known as the launch site for NASA's "Friendship 7," the flight that brought John Glenn fame as the first American to

  • Patrick AFB selected as finalist, American Airman video contest

    Staff Sgt. Aaron Burnley, 45th Civil Engineer Squadron and Master Sgt. Robert Mills, 45th Force Support Squadron, were selected to represent Air Force Space Command for the 2014 American Airman Video Contest. "Master Sgt. Mills asked me to help him with a concept he had for the video," Burnley said.

  • 45th LCSS change of command

    Col. Eric Krystkowiak, 45th Launch Group commander, left, presents Lt. Col. Matthew Holston, 45th Launch Support Squadron commander with the 45th LCSS guidon during a change of command ceremony July 30 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. Changes of command are a military tradition representing

  • Lt. Gen. Raymond visits Patrick-Cape, meets team

    Lt. Gen. Jay Raymond, 14th Air Force (Air Forces Strategic), Air Force Space Command; and his wife, Mollie, visited Patrick Air Force Base and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida July 28-29.Raymond toured several units, met with hundreds of Airmen, civilians, received mission briefings and