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May 16, 2014, 23:58 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches Second Global Positioning System Satellite for the U.S. Air Force in Less Than Three Months

 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket successfully launched the sixth Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF-6 satellite for the U.S....

May 16, 2014, 05:00 ET

United Launch Alliance Joins 25 Other Corporate Leaders in Signing CTEq's Commitment to Excellence in STEM

 United Launch Alliance (ULA) signed on to Change the Equation's (CTEq) Commitment to Excellence in STEM, joining a collective chorus of...

Apr 10, 2014, 18:28 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches Second Mission in Just Seven Days

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)...

Apr 03, 2014, 12:45 ET

United Launch Alliance Marks 80th Successful Launch by Delivering Air Force's Weather Satellite to Orbit

 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket successfully launched the Air Force's Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP-19) payload...

Mar 18, 2014, 18:15 ET

NASA Selects United Launch Alliance Atlas V Rocket to Launch Solar Orbiter Mission

 NASA's Launch Services Program announced today that it selected United Launch Alliance's (ULA's) proven Atlas V vehicle to launch its...

Feb 21, 2014, 01:16 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches 25th Delta IV Mission Carrying Global Positioning System Satellite for the U.S. Air Force

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket successfully launched the Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF-5 satellite for the U.S. Air Force on...

Jan 24, 2014, 00:24 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite Payload

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket successfully launched NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS-L) payload at 9:33 p.m. EST on...

Dec 19, 2013, 16:56 ET

NASA Selects United Launch Alliance Atlas V for 2016 Mission to Mars

 NASA's Launch Services Program announced today that it selected United Launch Alliance's (ULA's) proven Atlas V vehicle to launch the...

Dec 06, 2013, 06:14 ET

United Launch Alliance Atlas V Rocket Successfully Launches Payload for the National Reconnaissance Office

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) lifted off from Space Launch...

Nov 18, 2013, 15:55 ET

United Launch Alliance Atlas V Rocket Successfully Launches MAVEN Mission on Journey to the Red Planet

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) spacecraft lifted off from Space...

Sep 18, 2013, 05:57 ET

United Launch Alliance Marks 75th Successful Launch by Delivering the Advanced Extremely High Frequency-3 Satellite to Orbit for the U.S. Air Force

 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the Advanced Extremely High Frequency-3 (AEHF-3) satellite for the United States Air...

Aug 28, 2013, 15:57 ET

National Reconnaissance Office Mission Successfully Launches on World's Largest Rocket, the United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy

 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) lifted off from Space...

Aug 07, 2013, 22:10 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches Second Wideband Global SATCOM Mission for U.S. Air Force in Less Than Three Months

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket successfully launched the sixth Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS-6) satellite for the U.S. Air Force at...

Aug 05, 2013, 17:37 ET

NASA Selects United Launch Alliance Atlas V for Critical OSIRIS REx Asteroid Sample Return Mission

 NASA's Launch Services Program announced today that it selected United Launch Alliance's (ULA's) proven Atlas V vehicle to launch the...

Jul 25, 2013, 19:05 ET
The 25-foot "Future" rocket, built by interns at United Launch Alliance (ULA), blasts off at last year's Student Rocket Launch carrying payloads built by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. interns and K-12 students from around the country. This year's rocket launch event takes place on Saturday, July 27. The launch will feature three high-power rockets built by interns at ULA, including the Future - the largest rocket to launch in Colorado. The five largest payloads are built by Ball Aerospace interns. K-12 students from Colorado and Alabama created 12 additional payloads. Photo Credit: Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.  (PRNewsFoto/United Launch Alliance)

STEM Students to Launch the Future of Aerospace on Saturday, July 27

 STEM education is a hot topic among technology companies and state and national leaders. It is a national priority to compete globally by...

Jul 25, 2013, 13:44 ET

United Launch Alliance Continues Rapid Launch Rate, Delivering Mission Success and Manifest Reliability

 During the last eight days, the United Launch Alliance (ULA) team has completed five major processing activities, including one launch, on...

Jul 19, 2013, 13:19 ET

United Launch Alliance Atlas V Rocket Successfully Launches Mobile User Objective System-2 Mission for U.S. Navy

 A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the second Mobile User Objective System (MUOS-2) satellite for the United States Navy lifted...

Jun 27, 2013, 11:45 ET

United Launch Alliance Selects RUAG Space as Strategic Partner for Dual Launch Capability Development

United Launch Alliance (ULA) today announced the selection of RUAG Space AG of Zurich, Switzerland as its strategic partner for Dual Launch...

May 24, 2013, 21:51 ET

United Launch Alliance Launches Second Successful Mission for U.S. Air Force in Just Nine Days

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket successfully launched the fifth Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS-5) satellite for the U.S. Air Force at...

May 15, 2013, 21:49 ET

United Launch Alliance Launches 70th Successful Mission in 77 Months with the Launch of the GPS IIF-4 Satellite for the Air Force

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket successfully launched the fourth Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF-4 satellite for the U.S. Air...