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Oct 04, 2012, 15:12 ET

United Launch Alliance Delta IV Rocket Successfully Launches Global Positioning System Satellite for the U.S. Air Force

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket carrying the Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF-3 payload for the United States Air Force lifted...

Sep 21, 2012, 14:15 ET

United Launch Alliance Commemorates Decade of Successful Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle Missions

United Launch Alliance (ULA) is commemorating a decade of Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) missions, in which the Atlas V and Delta IV...

Sep 13, 2012, 21:47 ET

United Launch Alliance Atlas V Rocket Successfully Launches Fourth Payload for the National Reconnaissance Office in Five Months

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

Aug 30, 2012, 06:23 ET

United Launch Alliance Atlas V Rocket Successfully Launches NASA's Radiation Belt Storm Probes Mission

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP) spacecraft for NASA lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41...

Aug 06, 2012, 11:54 ET

United Launch Alliance Congratulates NASA on Flawless Mars Landing

 United Launch Alliance (ULA) congratulates NASA on the flawless landing of the Mars Science Lab (MSL) on the surface of Mars after a nearly...

Aug 03, 2012, 19:46 ET

United Launch Alliance Congratulates The Boeing Company on Selection for NASA Commercial Crew Integrated Capability Contract

United Launch Alliance (ULA) congratulates its partner, The Boeing Company, on today's announcement of NASA's Commercial Crew Integrated Capability...

Aug 03, 2012, 19:41 ET

United Launch Alliance Congratulates Sierra Nevada Corporation on Selection for NASA Commercial Crew Integrated Capability Contract

 United Launch Alliance (ULA) congratulates its partner Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) on the selection for NASA's Commercial Crew Integrated...

Jul 19, 2012, 17:57 ET

United Launch Alliance Completes Crucial Commercial Crew Development Milestone

 United Launch Alliance (ULA) today announced the completion of a crucial milestone in its on-going development and certification of the Atlas...

Jul 16, 2012, 20:59 ET

NASA Selects United Launch Alliance's Workhorse Delta II Rocket for Three Future Missions

 NASA's Launch Services Program announced today that it selected United Launch Alliance's (ULA) proven Delta II launch vehicle for three future...

Jun 29, 2012, 15:40 ET

United Launch Alliance Upgraded Delta IV Heavy Rocket Successfully Launches Second Payload in Nine Days for the National Reconnaissance Office

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

Jun 21, 2012, 13:08 ET

United Launch Alliance Launches 50th Successful Commercially Developed Atlas V and Delta IV Rocket

United Launch Alliance (ULA) successfully launched the 50th commercially developed Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV), following the...

Jun 20, 2012, 10:14 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...

May 06, 2012, 21:22 ET

United Launch Alliance IAMAW Employees Ratify New Contract

United Launch Alliance was notified today, that the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) representing its...

May 04, 2012, 16:25 ET

United Launch Alliance Marks 60th Successful Launch by Delivering the Advanced Extremely High Frequency-2 Satellite to Orbit for the U.S. Air Force

 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the Advanced Extremely High Frequency-2 (AEHF-2) satellite for the United States...

May 04, 2012, 07:30 ET

United Launch Alliance Urges IAM Members to Vote in Favor of New Contract

United Launch Alliance (ULA) has urged its employees represented by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) to vote...

Apr 09, 2012, 19:05 ET

United Launch Alliance Announces New Human Launch Services Organization

 United Launch Alliance (ULA) today announced the formation of a new organization that will focus exclusively on NASA's human spaceflight...

Mar 24, 2012, 13:46 ET
Decatur, Ala. (March. 24, 2012) -- U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL) discusses important issues facing Alabama and the nation during his visit to the United Launch Alliance (ULA) production facility in Decatur, Ala., where ULA manufactures both Atlas and Delta launch vehicles. Sen. Shelby said the ULA facility "is the epitome of what we can do with math, science and engineering. ULA's work here is good for the nation and good for Alabama." ULA launches critical space capabilities for the Department of Defense, NASA, the National Reconnaissance Office and other commercial customers. United Launch Alliance Photo by Jonathan Moral.  (PRNewsFoto/United Launch Alliance)

United Launch Alliance Hosts Sen. Richard Shelby

Senior Alabama Senator Tours Rocket Factory, Hosts Town Hall  U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby today discussed important issues facing Alabama...

Feb 24, 2012, 21:07 ET

United Launch Alliance Atlas V Rocket, with 200th Centaur, Successfully Launches Mobile User Objective System-1 Mission

 A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the Mobile User Objective System-1 (MUOS-1) for the United States Navy lifted off from Space...

Feb 20, 2012, 14:24 ET

Mariner Resumes Transport to Port Canaveral

 The Mariner is continuing its intended journey to Port Canaveral this week after it impacted a bridge in Kentucky while transporting...

Feb 18, 2012, 09:19 ET

United Launch Alliance Celebrates 50 Years of Americans in Orbit

 Reflecting upon NASA's tremendous successes over the last five decades, the men and women at United Launch Alliance are honored that our...