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04 May, 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...


09 Apr, 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...


24 Mar, 2012, 13:46 ET 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...


24 Feb, 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...


20 Feb, 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...


18 Feb, 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...


02 Feb, 2012, 09:41 ET United Launch Alliance Completes Critical Milestones Toward Certifying Atlas V for Human Spaceflight

 United Launch Alliance (ULA) today announced the completion of two key milestones leading toward the certification of the Atlas V launch...


19 Jan, 2012, 21:07 ET United Launch Alliance Delta IV Rocket Successfully Launches U.S. Air Force's Wideband Global SATCOM-4 (WGS-4) Satellite

A United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket carrying the Wideband Global SATCOM-4 (WGS-4) satellite for the United States Air Force lifted off from...


16 Jan, 2012, 14:38 ET United Launch Alliance Names Former NASA Shuttle Launch Director Mike Leinbach Director of Human Spaceflight Operations

 United Launch Alliance (ULA) announced today that Mike Leinbach has joined the company as the Director of Human Spaceflight Operations. "We...


06 Dec, 2011, 14:57 ET United Launch Alliance Celebrates Five Years of Mission Success, 56 Launches in 60 Months

United Launch Alliance was formed just five years ago, bringing together the world's two most experienced launch teams and two highly reliable...


26 Nov, 2011, 11:31 ET United Launch Alliance Atlas V Rocket Successfully Launches NASA's Mars Science Lab on Journey to Red Planet

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the Mars Science Lab (MSL) for NASA lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 here at 10:02...


22 Nov, 2011, 09:53 ET United Launch Alliance Completes Crucial Milestone Toward Certifying Atlas V for Human Spaceflight

United Launch Alliance (ULA) today announced the completion of a key milestone that could lead toward the certification of the Atlas V launch...


21 Nov, 2011, 14:12 ET United Launch Alliance Atlas V Rocket Set to Launch NASA's Mars Science Lab to the Red Planet

      A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket is set to launch NASA's Mars Science Lab (MSL) mission with the Curiosity...


28 Oct, 2011, 08:10 ET United Launch Alliance Delivers 50th Delta II Mission to Orbit for NASA with the Successful Launch of the NPOESS Preparatory Project

A United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket carrying the NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP) spacecraft for NASA lifted off from Space Launch Complex-2W...


22 Sep, 2011, 09:32 ET United Launch Alliance Honored With Prestigious John R. Alison Award From the Air Force Association

United Launch Alliance (ULA) was awarded the prestigious John R. Alison Award  at the Air Force Association's (AFA) 2011 Air & Space...


19 Sep, 2011, 15:48 ET United Launch Alliance Names Senior D.C. Strategist Mark Bitterman Vice President of Washington Operations

United Launch Alliance (ULA) announced today that Mark Bitterman has joined the company as the Vice President of Washington D.C. Operations....


10 Sep, 2011, 12:08 ET United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches GRAIL Moon Mission for NASA on Final Flight from Space Launch Complex 17

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta II rocket carrying the Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) spacecraft for NASA lifted off from...


05 Aug, 2011, 14:17 ET United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches Juno Spacecraft on Five-Year Journey to Study Jupiter

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the Juno spacecraft for NASA lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 here at 12:25 p.m. EDT today....


04 Aug, 2011, 12:29 ET United Launch Alliance Selected to Launch Boeing's CST-100 Spacecraft

United Launch Alliance (ULA) announced today that The Boeing Company has selected ULA's Atlas V rocket to launch its Crew Space Transportation...


20 Jul, 2011, 13:39 ET Colorado Rocket Launch!

Hands-on learning will reach new heights when Colorado high school students and college interns from across the nation blast high-power rockets and...