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Mar 23, 2016, 00:23 ET United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches 7,745 Pounds of Cargo to International Space Station

 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the OA-6 Cygnus resupply craft to the International Space Station (ISS) lifted off from...


Feb 29, 2016, 18:42 ET United Launch Alliance and Blue Origin Partner with Air Force to Develop New, All-American Rocket Engine

 United Launch Alliance (ULA) and Blue Origin LLC, a privately-funded aerospace company owned by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, entered into a...


Feb 10, 2016, 09:22 ET United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches Payload for the National Reconnaissance Office

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


Feb 05, 2016, 13:00 ET United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches GPS IIF-12 Satellite for U.S. Air Force

United Launch Alliance (ULA) successfully launched its first mission of the year with an Atlas V rocket carrying the Global Positioning System...


Dec 06, 2015, 18:03 ET United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches OA-4 Cygnus to International Space Station

 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the OA-4 Cygnus resupply spacecraft to the International Space Station lifted off from...


Oct 31, 2015, 16:59 ET United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches GPS IIF-11 Satellite for U.S. Air Force

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF-11 satellite for the U.S. Air Force lifted off...


Oct 08, 2015, 14:00 ET United Launch Alliance 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) and 13 CubeSats lifted off from Space...


Oct 02, 2015, 10:55 ET United Launch Alliance Reaches 100 Successful Missions with Morelos-3 Satellite

United Launch Alliance (ULA) successfully launched its 100th mission today with an Atlas V rocket carrying the Morelos-3 satellite for Mexico's...


Sep 02, 2015, 10:22 ET United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches the U.S. Navy's Mobile User Objective System-4

 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the fourth Mobile User Objective System satellite for the U.S. Navy launched from Space...


Mar 13, 2015, 01:35 ET United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches Solar Probes to Study Space Weather for NASA

 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) payload for NASA lifted off from Space Launch...


Jan 31, 2015, 11:19 ET United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches Important Earth Science Mission for NASA

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta II rocket carrying the Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) payload for NASA lifted off from Space Launch...


Dec 29, 2014, 19:34 ET United Launch Alliance Concludes Banner Year

 United Launch Alliance, the nation's premier space launch provider, congratulates its employees, suppliers and customers on another...


Dec 13, 2014, 00:59 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...


Dec 09, 2014, 15:14 ET United Launch Alliance Signs Contract with Orbital Sciences Corporation to Launch Cygnus Cargo Delivery Spacecraft to International Space Station

United Launch Alliance (ULA) has signed a contract with Orbital Sciences Corporation (Orbital)  (NYSE: ORB) to launch up to two cargo missions...


Dec 05, 2014, 13:15 ET United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches NASA's Orion Spacecraft on Critical Flight Test for Lockheed Martin

 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket carrying NASA's Orion spacecraft for Lockheed Martin successfully launched from Space...


Oct 29, 2014, 17:58 ET United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches 50th Atlas V Rocket

 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket successfully launched the eighth Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF-8 satellite for the U.S....


Sep 17, 2014, 13:15 ET United Launch Alliance and Blue Origin Announce Partnership to Develop New American Rocket Engine

United Launch Alliance (ULA), the nation's premier space launch company, and Blue Origin, LLC, a privately-funded aerospace company owned by...


Sep 16, 2014, 23:53 ET United Launch Alliance Launches Its 60th Mission from Cape Canaveral

 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the CLIO mission for Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company launched at 8:10 p.m....


Aug 13, 2014, 15:53 ET United Launch Alliance Atlas V Launches WorldView-3 Satellite for DigitalGlobe

 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the WorldView-3 satellite for DigitalGlobe launched at 11:30 a.m. PDT today from Space...


Aug 12, 2014, 15:41 ET United Launch Alliance Names Tory Bruno President and Chief Executive Officer

United Launch Alliance (ULA) today named veteran aerospace industry executive Tory Bruno as its next president and chief executive officer,...