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Russia Sticks It to US, Bans Export of RD-180 Engines

Marco Cáceres | Posted 07.13.2014 | Politics
Marco Cáceres

There is great irony to all the fuss during the past few months about the possibility that the Obama administration might block the continued sales of Russian RD-180 liquid-fuel engines to United Launch Alliance of Denver as a way of punishing Russia for its government's annexation of the Crimea and ongoing meddling in eastern Ukraine.

Injunction Against RD-180 Engine Sales May Have Implications for US Rides to ISS

Marco Cáceres | Posted 07.02.2014 | Science
Marco Cáceres

Assuming the Russians themselves don't decide to stop selling the RD-180s to ULA, Judge Braden's concerns should soon be alleviated and the sale of these engines should continue as normal.

Rocket Carrying Top Secret Payload Launches

AP | Posted 04.04.2012 | Science

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A rocket carrying a top-secret payload blasted off Tuesday from the California coast. The Delta IV rocket lifted...

Colo. Rocket Company Teams Up With NASA

Posted 09.18.2011 | Denver

The space shuttle may be officially retired as a means for humans to travel to space, but NASA is already looking into the next generation of space fl...

Tallest Rocket Ever Launched From Vandenberg

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — The largest rocket ever launched from the West Coast blasted off Thursday with a classified defense satellit...

Spy Satellite Launches From Vandenberg

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — A rocket carrying classified satellite cargo has been successfully launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base o...