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ULA Delays Spy Satellite Launch On Sunday; 2 more launches planned

The United Launch Alliance has postponed the start of its Delta IV Heavy NROL-44 mission for the second time in two days.

“The launch of the ULA # DeltaIVHeavy # NROL44 mission is now set for September 28th. The team needs additional time to test and evaluate the swing arm̵

7;s retraction system.”

The mission was scheduled for takeoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. A new official start time was not given.

According to ULA, the start should take place on Monday at the earliest – the same day on which the next Starlink mission for SpaceX is to start.


SpaceX will launch its 13th series of Starlink satellites aboard a Falcon 9 rocket on Monday. The 60 satellites are destined for SpaceX’s Starlink broadband network. The mission was scrubbed on September 17th because of the weather.

The start time for the Kennedy Space Center is set at 10:22 am EDT.

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SpaceX is hoping to launch the fourth generation U.S. Air Force navigation satellite for the Global Positioning System after the mission has been delayed several times since last year.

The launch has been postponed from September 30th.

Launch is scheduled for 10:10 p.m. EDT from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

You can follow all launches live on FOX 35 News.

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