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Aug 02, 2014, 03:47 ET United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches Two Rockets in Just Four Days

 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the seventh Global Positioning System (GPS IIF-7) satellite for the U.S. Air Force...


Jul 29, 2014, 03:12 ET United Launch Alliance Marks 85th Successful Launch by Delivering Three Satellites into Orbit for the U.S. Air Force

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket successfully launched the AFSPC-4 mission for the U.S. Air Force on July 28 at 7:28 p.m. EDT from...


Jul 26, 2014, 18:24 ET United Launch Alliance and Ball Aerospace Student Rocket Launch Takes STEM Education to New Heights

 High-power sport rockets carried payloads thousands of feet above the plains of Pueblo, Colorado, today at the United Launch Alliance (ULA)...


Jul 02, 2014, 08:12 ET United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches 51st Delta II Mission for NASA

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta II rocket carrying the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) payload for NASA lifted off from Space Launch...


May 22, 2014, 10:36 ET United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches Four Missions in Just Seven Weeks

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


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...


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 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...