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Mar 05, 2011, 18:55 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches Second OTV Mission

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket successfully launched the second Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV-2) for the Air Force's Rapid Capabilities Office...

Dec 01, 2010, 13:23 ET

United Launch Alliance Enters its Fifth Year with 45 Launches in 48 Months of Operation

As 2010 nears its end, United Launch Alliance (ULA) is proud to celebrate its fourth anniversary with 45 successful launches in the company's 48...

Nov 21, 2010, 18:43 ET

ULA Successful Delta IV Heavy Mission Caps Off 2010 Launch Schedule

A United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office lifted off from Space Launch Complex-37...

Nov 06, 2010, 00:02 ET

United Launch Alliance Launches 350th Delta in Program's 50-Year History

For the 350th time in its illustrious 50-year program history, a Delta rocket launched from U.S. soil, adding another chapter to one of the most...

Sep 21, 2010, 01:04 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches National Defense Mission

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

Aug 14, 2010, 08:36 ET

United Launch Alliance Atlas V Successfully Launches First AEHF Mission

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket successfully launched the Advanced Extremely High Frequency-1 (AEHF-1) satellite for the Air Force at 7:07...

May 28, 2010, 06:00 ET

ULA Marks Delta 50th Anniversary with Successful Delta IV GPS IIF SV-1 Launch

Celebrating 50 years of launch for one of the most successful rocket programs in U.S. history, a United Launch Alliance Delta IV successfully...

Apr 26, 2010, 13:01 ET

U.S. Air Force Awards United Launch Alliance AEHF-3 Launch

The U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center recently awarded United Launch Alliance a contract modification to perform the launch services...

Mar 04, 2010, 23:58 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches NASA/NOAA Weather Satellite

United Launch Alliance, on behalf of Boeing Launch Services, successfully launched the third of three next-generation Geostationary Operational...

Feb 11, 2010, 13:02 ET

United Launch Alliance Launches Solar Observatory Mission for NASA

United Launch Alliance successfully launched NASA's latest scientific exploration mission, the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), aboard an Atlas V...

Feb 02, 2010, 15:16 ET

NASA Selects United Launch Alliance for Commercial Crew Development Program

NASA announced today its selection of United Launch Alliance to participate in its new Commercial Crew Development (CCDev) Program. NASA created...

Jan 04, 2010, 11:52 ET

U.S. Air Force Awards United Launch Alliance WGS-4 Satellite Launch

The U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center recently awarded United Launch Alliance a contract modification to perform the launch...

Dec 14, 2009, 10:49 ET

ULA Caps Banner Launch Year With Successful NASA WISE Launch

Completing an incredible year in which it launched 16 successful missions, United Launch Alliance capped 2009 with the launch of a Delta II...

Dec 05, 2009, 22:16 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches 36th Mission in 36 Months

Launching its 36th successful mission in 36 months, a United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket delivered the Air Force's third Wideband Global...

Nov 23, 2009, 09:00 ET

United Launch Alliance Launches 4th 2009 Commercial Mission: Intelsat 14

United Launch Alliance deployed its fourth commercial mission of 2009 as an Atlas V rocket successfully launched the Intelsat 14 (IS-14)...

Oct 18, 2009, 13:42 ET

United Launch Alliance 600th Atlas Mission Successfully Launches DMSP F18

Adding to the Atlas rocket program's accomplished five decade legacy, a United Launch Alliance Atlas V successfully launched the U.S. Air...

Oct 08, 2009, 16:49 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches WorldView-2 Mission for DigitalGlobe & Boeing Launch Services

A Delta II rocket successfully delivered DigitalGlobe's WorldView-2 commercial satellite into orbit after launching the spacecraft from Space...

Sep 25, 2009, 09:41 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches MDA STSS Demo Mission

A United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket, on behalf of the NASA Launch Services Program, successfully launched the Space Tracking and...

Sep 08, 2009, 20:30 ET

United Launch Alliance Atlas V Successfully Launches PAN Satellite

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, on behalf of the Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, successfully launched the PAN satellite at 5:35...

Aug 17, 2009, 08:29 ET

ULA Delta II Completes 20 Year Era With Successful Air Force GPS IIR-21 Launch

The 48th successful and final Air Force Delta II Global Positioning System satellite launch occurred today, ending one of the most successful...