Air International 2021-09
R.Coppinger - Frontier effects
On January 21, 1984, the first launch of an anti-satellite missile from a Boeing F-15 Eagle took place over the Pacific Ocean. The ASAT missile was launched at a specified point in space - no actual target was involved
The first X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle waits in the encapsulation cell of the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle at the Astrotech facility in Titusville, Florida, on April 5, 2010. The X-37B has changed orbits and could potentially be used to spy on satellites
Virgin Orbit’s first LauncherOne captive carry test on November 19,2018 over Victorville, California