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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...

Feb 06, 2009, 07:19 ET

ULA Delta II Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Successful NOAA-N Prime Launch

A United Launch Alliance Delta II successfully launched the NASA NOAA-N Prime spacecraft at 2:22 a.m. PST, today. Rocketing from Space Launch...

Jan 17, 2009, 23:43 ET

First ULA Delta IV Heavy NRO Mission Successfully Lifts Off From Cape Canaveral

United Launch Alliance's Delta IV Heavy rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office successfully lifted off from Space Launch...

Dec 17, 2008, 18:14 ET

United Launch Alliance Celebrates 50th Anniversary of First Broadcast from Space

While some children will look to the skies next week for glimpses of a sleigh and reindeer, this week marks the 50th anniversary of something else...

Jun 20, 2008, 01:00 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches Jason-2/OSTM Mission for NASA

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., June 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket successfully launched the Jason-2 satellite...

Jun 11, 2008, 01:00 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches GLAST Mission for NASA

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance Delta II Heavy rocket successfully launched the...

May 15, 2008, 01:00 ET

U.S. Air Force Awards United Launch Alliance SBIRS GEO-2 Satellite Launch

DENVER, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center awarded United Launch Alliance a contract modification to...

May 01, 2008, 01:00 ET

NASA to Launch GRAIL Satellite on United Launch Alliance Delta II in 2011

DENVER, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA has designated the Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission to fly aboard a United Launch...

Apr 14, 2008, 01:00 ET

United Launch Alliance Launches Heaviest Commercial Satellite for Atlas V

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket successfully launched the ICO-G1...