The events on this day in history for our heritage companies are noted below.
The earliest event was in 1968, the latest was in 2021
Military and Classified Programs:
1973 – LAUNCH: Classified mission, MM Titan 24B, SLC4W, VAFB
Exploration and Interplanetary Programs:
2007 – LAUNCH: Dawn, ULA Delta 7925H, LC17B, CCAFS – Mission to Ceres and Vesta in the asteroid belt
Earth-Monitoring and Civil Weather Satellite programs:
2021 – LAUNCH: Landsat 9, 3 cubesats, ULA Atlas V 401, SLC3W, VAFB
1997- LAUNCH (5): LM (Motorola) Iridium, Delta 7920-10C, SLC2W, VAFB
Test, ICBM, FBM programs:
1968 – LAUNCH: GD Atlas F, 576-A1, VAFB
1995 – Final MM (GD) Atlas produced in California – production moving to Denver
The photos today are of two launches: First, the launch of the Dawn spacecraft on ULA Delta 7925H in 2007 and, second, the launch of Landsat 9 in 2021 on ULA Atlas V 401.