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16 Jul, 2011, 07:07 ET United Launch Alliance Marks the 50th Successful GPS Launch for the Air Force With the Delivery of the GPS IIF-2 Mission to Orbit

A United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket carrying the Air Force's Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF-2 payload lifted off from Space Launch...


10 Jun, 2011, 12:14 ET United Launch Alliance Successfully Delivers Aquarius Mission to Orbit for NASA and the Space Agency of Argentina

A United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket carrying the Aquarius/SAC-D observatory for NASA and the Space Agency of Argentina lifted off from Space...


07 May, 2011, 15:50 ET United Launch Alliance Marks 50th Successful Launch by Delivering the Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Satellite to Orbit for the U.S. Air Force

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) satellite for the United States Air Force lifted off from...


04 May, 2011, 13:13 ET United Launch Alliance Donates $50,000 to Alabama Disaster Relief Efforts

United Launch Alliance (ULA) today announced it will donate $50,000 to Alabama disaster relief efforts in hard-hit counties through the American...


15 Apr, 2011, 11:27 ET ULA Successfully Launches Fifth NRO Mission in Seven Months

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) lifted off from Space Launch Complex-3 here...


11 Mar, 2011, 20:45 ET United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches Fourth NRO Mission in Six Months

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


05 Mar, 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...


01 Dec, 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...


21 Nov, 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...


06 Nov, 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...


21 Sep, 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...


14 Aug, 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...


28 May, 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...


26 Apr, 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...


04 Mar, 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...


11 Feb, 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...


02 Feb, 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...


04 Jan, 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...


23 Nov, 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)...


18 Oct, 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...