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Dec 13, 2014, 00:59 ET

United Launch Alliance Atlas V Rocket Successfully Launches Payload for the National Reconnaissance Office

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

Dec 09, 2014, 15:14 ET

United Launch Alliance Signs Contract with Orbital Sciences Corporation to Launch Cygnus Cargo Delivery Spacecraft to International Space Station

United Launch Alliance (ULA) has signed a contract with Orbital Sciences Corporation (Orbital)  (NYSE: ORB) to launch up to two cargo missions...

Dec 05, 2014, 13:15 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches NASA's Orion Spacecraft on Critical Flight Test for Lockheed Martin

 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket carrying NASA's Orion spacecraft for Lockheed Martin successfully launched from Space...

Oct 29, 2014, 17:58 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches 50th Atlas V Rocket

 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket successfully launched the eighth Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF-8 satellite for the U.S....

Sep 17, 2014, 13:15 ET

United Launch Alliance and Blue Origin Announce Partnership to Develop New American Rocket Engine

United Launch Alliance (ULA), the nation's premier space launch company, and Blue Origin, LLC, a privately-funded aerospace company owned by...

Sep 16, 2014, 23:53 ET

United Launch Alliance Launches Its 60th Mission from Cape Canaveral

 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the CLIO mission for Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company launched at 8:10 p.m....

Aug 13, 2014, 15:53 ET

United Launch Alliance Atlas V Launches WorldView-3 Satellite for DigitalGlobe

 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the WorldView-3 satellite for DigitalGlobe launched at 11:30 a.m. PDT today from Space...

Aug 12, 2014, 15:41 ET

United Launch Alliance Names Tory Bruno President and Chief Executive Officer

United Launch Alliance (ULA) today named veteran aerospace industry executive Tory Bruno as its next president and chief executive officer,...

Aug 02, 2014, 03:47 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches Two Rockets in Just Four Days

 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the seventh Global Positioning System (GPS IIF-7) satellite for the U.S. Air Force...

Jul 29, 2014, 03:12 ET

United Launch Alliance Marks 85th Successful Launch by Delivering Three Satellites into Orbit for the U.S. Air Force

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket successfully launched the AFSPC-4 mission for the U.S. Air Force on July 28 at 7:28 p.m. EDT from...

Jul 26, 2014, 18:24 ET

United Launch Alliance and Ball Aerospace Student Rocket Launch Takes STEM Education to New Heights

 High-power sport rockets carried payloads thousands of feet above the plains of Pueblo, Colorado, today at the United Launch Alliance (ULA)...

Jul 08, 2014, 23:11 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Completes Critical Design Review for Boeing Commercial Crew Accommodations at Launch Pad

 United Launch Alliance (ULA) recently completed a Critical Design Review (CDR) of the launch site accommodations that will support commercial...

Jul 02, 2014, 08:12 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches 51st Delta II Mission for NASA

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta II rocket carrying the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) payload for NASA lifted off from Space Launch...

May 22, 2014, 10:36 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches Four Missions in Just Seven Weeks

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

May 16, 2014, 23:58 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches Second Global Positioning System Satellite for the U.S. Air Force in Less Than Three Months

 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket successfully launched the sixth Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF-6 satellite for the U.S....

May 16, 2014, 05:00 ET

United Launch Alliance Joins 25 Other Corporate Leaders in Signing CTEq's Commitment to Excellence in STEM

 United Launch Alliance (ULA) signed on to Change the Equation's (CTEq) Commitment to Excellence in STEM, joining a collective chorus of...

Apr 10, 2014, 18:28 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches Second Mission in Just Seven Days

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)...

Apr 03, 2014, 12:45 ET

United Launch Alliance Marks 80th Successful Launch by Delivering Air Force's Weather Satellite to Orbit

 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket successfully launched the Air Force's Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP-19) payload...

Mar 18, 2014, 18:15 ET

NASA Selects United Launch Alliance Atlas V Rocket to Launch Solar Orbiter Mission

 NASA's Launch Services Program announced today that it selected United Launch Alliance's (ULA's) proven Atlas V vehicle to launch its...

Feb 21, 2014, 01:16 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches 25th Delta IV Mission Carrying Global Positioning System Satellite for the U.S. Air Force

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket successfully launched the Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF-5 satellite for the U.S. Air Force on...