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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...

Jul 24, 2009, 09:00 ET

ULA CEO Michael C. Gass Receives 2009 Peter B. Teets Award

Mr. Michael C. Gass, president and chief executive officer of United Launch Alliance, is the honored recipient of this year's Peter B. Teets...

Jun 28, 2009, 00:20 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches NASA/NOAA Weather Satellite

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

Jun 18, 2009, 21:58 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches Moon Missions for NASA

Nearly 40 years after Neil Armstrong first walked on the moon, United Launch Alliance successfully launched NASA's latest two lunar missions...

May 05, 2009, 18:51 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches Missile Defense Mission

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

Apr 03, 2009, 22:42 ET

United Launch Alliance Atlas V Successfully Launches AF WGS-2 Satellite

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket successfully launched the Air Force's second Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellite into orbit at 8:31 p.m....

Apr 01, 2009, 12:31 ET

United Launch Alliance Completes Partnership Program With NASA

United Launch Alliance (ULA) engineers have completed the preliminary design and development of an in-space inflatable sun shield for the Atlas V...

Mar 24, 2009, 07:30 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches 47th Air Force GPS Mission

A United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket successfully launched the Air Force's Global Positioning Satellite IIR-20(M) into orbit from Space Launch...

Mar 16, 2009, 16:57 ET

United Launch Alliance Atlas V Awarded Four NASA Rocket Launch Missions

NASA has awarded United Launch Alliance (ULA) four science and communications missions set to launch in the first half of the next decade. All...

Mar 07, 2009, 00:59 ET

ULA Marks Delta II 20-Year Anniversary with Successful NASA Kepler Launch

A United Launch Alliance Delta II successfully launched the NASA Kepler spacecraft at 10:50 p.m. EST today from Space Launch Complex-17B. The...