The events on this day in history for our heritage companies are noted below.
The earliest event was in 1962, the latest event was in 2001
Military and Classified Programs:
1962 – LAUNCH: Classified mission, Thor/Lockheed Agena B, SLC1W, VAFB
1976 – USAF announces Interim Upper Stage to be used on select MM TIII missions (nomenclature is correct – the Interim Upper Stage nomenclature was replaced by the Inertial Upper Stage)
2001 – LAUNCH: LM Milstar Block 2 DFS-4, LM Titan IVB(401)/Centaur, LC40, CCAFS
Exploration and Interplanetary Programs:
Earth-Monitoring and Civil Weather Satellite programs:
Test, ICBM, FBM programs:
1965 – LAUNCH: GD Atlas D, 576-A1, VAFB
1988 – LAUNCH: Lockheed Trident C-4, SSBN634, ETR
The photo today is of a Milstar Block 2 spacecraft being processed before launch.