WASHINGTON - The third of six U.S. Air Force missile warning satellites intended for geosynchronous Earth orbit (GEO) has successfully lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, aboard United Launch Alliance’s (ULA) RD-180-powered Atlas V rocket. The Space Based Infrared System (Sbirs) satellite lifted off at 7:42 p.m. eastern time on Jan. 20, just hours after President Donald Trump was sworn into office on Capitol Hill, pledging shortly after in a White House policy statement to ...


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