The events on this day in history for our heritage companies are noted below.
The earliest event was in 1958, the latest event was in 2007
Military and Classified Programs:
1982 – LAUNCH: Classified mission MM Titan IIID, SLC4E, VAFB – Final Titan IIID launch
2006 – LAUNCH: LM GPS 2R-16M (SVN 059), Delta 7925-9.5, LC17A, CCAFS (ULA operations became official in December, 2006)
Exploration and Interplanetary Programs:
Earth-Monitoring and Civil Weather Satellite programs:
2007 – LAUNCH: LM Sirius-4, Proton-M/Briz-M, LC200/39, Baikonur,
Test, ICBM, FBM programs:
1958 – LAUNCH: MM Bold Orion, B-47 aircraft, CCAFS
1962 – LAUNCH FAILURE: Lockheed Polaris A3, LC29A, CCAFS
1966 – LAUNCH: Lockheed Polaris A3, LC29A, CCAFS
1978 – LAUNCH: Lockheed Trident C-4, LC25C, CCAFS
The photo today is a Titan IIID launch at VAFB. With the classified launch on this date in 1982, the Titan IIID program, exclusively flown out of VAFB, ended with a 100% success rate (22 launches). The first launch was on 6/15/1971.