The events on this day in history for our heritage companies are noted below.
The earliest event was in 1959, the latest was in 2009
Military and Classified Programs:
1977 – LAUNCH: IMEWS7 (precursor to DSP), MM Titan IIIC, LC40, CCAFS
Exploration and Interplanetary Programs:
Earth-Monitoring and Civil Weather Satellite programs:
2009 – LAUNCH: LM NOAA-19 (N-Prime), ULA Delta 7320-10C, SLC2W, VAFB – Spacecraft was damaged in an incident at the factory in 2003
Test, ICBM, FBM programs:
1959 – LAUNCH: Martin Titan I, LC15, CCAFS – First test launch of Titan I ICBM
1961 – LAUNCH FAILURE: Lockheed Polaris A2, LC25C, CCAFS
1963 – LAUNCH: MM Titan II, LC15, CCAFS
1965 – LAUNCH (4): Lockheed Polaris A2, SSBN624, ETR
1970 – LAUNCH: Lockheed Polaris A3, SSBN626, ETR
1974 – LAUNCH (5): Lockheed Polaris A3, SSBN598, WTR
The photos today are of NOAA-19 after the major handling incident in the factory in 2003 and its launch in 2009.