Author: Ken Kremer

Watch for Ken’s continuing onsite coverage of NASA, SpaceX, ULA, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and more space and mission reports direct from Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida and Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Stay tuned here for Ken's continuing Earth and Planetary science and human spaceflight news. Dr. Kremer is a research scientist and journalist based in the KSC area, active in outreach and interviewed regularly on TV and radio about space topics. Ken’s photos are for sale and he is available for lectures and outreach events.

ULA Atlas V Delivers SBIRS ‘Global Watchman’ Ballistic Missile Early Warning Satellite to Orbit: Photos

Long exposure streak shot of a ULA Atlas V rocket carrying the SBIRS GEO Flight 4 missile tracking surveillance satellite for the U.S. Air Force after lift off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Space Launch Complex-41 at 7:48 p.m.  EST, Jan. 19, 2018.   Credit: Ken Kremer/SpaceUpClose.com Ken Kremer  —   Space UpClose  —   20 Jan 2018 CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION,

Atlas V SBIRS GEO Flight 4 Launch Highlights Reel: ULA Video

The ULA Atlas V rocket launched the U.S. Air Force SBIRS GEO Flight 4 mission on Jan. 19, 2018 from Space Launch Complex-41 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., and successfully delivered the infrared missile tracking satellite to orbit.  Credit: Ken Kremer/SpaceUpClose.com Ken Kremer  —   SpaceUpClose.com  —   20 Jan 2018 CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FL – An Atlas

ULA Atlas V Liftoff with USAF SBIRS GEO 4 Missile Detection Satellite Reset to Jan 19 after Launch Pad Scrub: Live Webcast

Nighttime view of ULA Atlas V rocket poised for liftoff carrying the SBIRS GEO Flight 4 mission to geosynchronous orbit for the U.S. Air Force from Space Launch Complex-41 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., on Jan. 18, 2018.   Launch reset for Jan. 19, 2018.  Credit: Ken Kremer/SpaceUpClose.com Ken Kremer  —   SpaceUpClose.com  —   19 Jan 2018 CAPE CANAVERAL AIR