• A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket blasts off from Space Launch Complex-3 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., on Sept. 13 with two U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command nanosatellites on board. The SMDC/ARSTRAT nanosatellites were launched as part of the Army's continuing effort to provide low-cost, tactically responsive space capabilities through the use of small satellite technologies. This is the second launch of U.S. Army built nanosatellites. The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command is the Army lead for the small satellite program.

    Atlas V

    A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket blasts off from Space Launch Complex-3 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., on Sept. 13 with two U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command nanosatellites on board. The...

  • Mr. John London, program manager, and Dr. Mark Swinson, director for Space and Cyberspace Technology, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, stand in front of the United Launch Alliance booster that carried two Huntsville-built, U.S. Army satellites to orbit on Sept. 13 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

    Engineeers

    Mr. John London, program manager, and Dr. Mark Swinson, director for Space and Cyberspace Technology, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, stand in front of the United Launch Alliance booster that carried two...

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket blasts off from Space Launch Complex-3 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., on Sept. 13 with two U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command nanosatellites on board. The SMDC/ARSTRAT nanosatellites were launched as part of the Army's continuing effort to provide low-cost, tactically responsive space capabilities through the use of small satellite technologies. This is the second launch of U.S. Army built nanosatellites. The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command is the Army lead for the small satellite program.

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