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Feb 05, 2016, 13:00 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches GPS IIF-12 Satellite for U.S. Air Force

United Launch Alliance (ULA) successfully launched its first mission of the year with an Atlas V rocket carrying the Global Positioning System...

Dec 06, 2015, 18:03 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches OA-4 Cygnus to International Space Station

 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the OA-4 Cygnus resupply spacecraft to the International Space Station lifted off from...

Oct 31, 2015, 16:59 ET
Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. (Oct. 31, 2015) - A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the GPS IIF-11 mission lifted off from Space Launch Complex 41 at 12:13 p.m. EDT. Photo by United Launch Alliance

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches GPS IIF-11 Satellite for U.S. Air Force

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF-11 satellite for the U.S. Air Force lifted off...

Oct 08, 2015, 14:00 ET
Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. (Oct. 8, 2015) - A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the NROL-55 mission lifted off from Space Launch Complex 3 at 5:49 a.m. PDT. Photo by United Launch Alliance

United Launch Alliance 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) and 13 CubeSats lifted off from Space...

Oct 02, 2015, 10:55 ET
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the Morelos-3 mission lifted off from Space Launch Complex 41 at 6:28 a.m. EDT.

United Launch Alliance Reaches 100 Successful Missions with Morelos-3 Satellite

United Launch Alliance (ULA) successfully launched its 100th mission today with an Atlas V rocket carrying the Morelos-3 satellite for Mexico's...

Sep 02, 2015, 10:22 ET
Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. (Sept. 2, 2015) - A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the MUOS-4 mission lifted off from Space Launch Complex 41 at 6:18 a.m.

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches the U.S. Navy's Mobile User Objective System-4

 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the fourth Mobile User Objective System satellite for the U.S. Navy launched from Space...

Aug 25, 2015, 11:03 ET

United Launch Alliance and the U.S. Air Force Work Together to Improve Launch Processing and Enable Schedule Efficiencies

 United Launch Alliance (ULA) and the U.S. Air Force have demonstrated a commitment to innovation and continuous improvement through...

Jul 23, 2015, 21:48 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches WGS-7

 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket successfully launched the seventh Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) communications satellite for the...

Jul 18, 2015, 19:22 ET
The 25-foot-tall "Future" rocket blasts off at the United Launch Alliance and Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Student Rocket Launch. The program offers hands-on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education opportunities for students from kindergarten through graduate school.

United Launch Alliance and Ball Aerospace 2015 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) and...

Jul 15, 2015, 15:38 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches Global Positioning System for the U.S. Air Force

 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket successfully launched the 10th Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF satellite for the U.S. Air...

Jul 14, 2015, 11:22 ET

Pluto New Horizons Spacecraft Rendezvous with the Dwarf Planet Nine Years after Launch on an Atlas V Rocket

An  Atlas V rocket successfully launched the Pluto New Horizons spacecraft for NASA on Jan. 19, 2006. The New Horizons spacecraft has traveled...

May 20, 2015, 14:06 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle for the U.S. Air Force

 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket successfully launched the Air Force Space Command 5 (AFSPC-5) satellite for the U.S. Air Force...

Apr 13, 2015, 16:30 ET

United Launch Alliance Unveils America's New Rocket - Vulcan: Innovative Next Generation Launch System will Provide Country's Most Reliable, Affordable and Accessible Launch Service

 United Launch Alliance (ULA) unveiled its Next Generation Launch System (NGLS) today at the 31st Space Symposium. The new rocket, Vulcan, will...

Mar 25, 2015, 18:35 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches Second Mission in Less than Two Weeks

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

Mar 13, 2015, 01:35 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches Solar Probes to Study Space Weather for NASA

 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) payload for NASA lifted off from Space Launch...

Jan 31, 2015, 11:19 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches Important Earth Science Mission for NASA

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta II rocket carrying the Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) payload for NASA lifted off from Space Launch...

Jan 21, 2015, 00:18 ET

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches the U.S. Navy's Mobile User Objective System-3

 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the third Mobile User Objective System satellite for the United States Navy launched...

Dec 29, 2014, 19:34 ET

United Launch Alliance Concludes Banner Year

 United Launch Alliance, the nation's premier space launch provider, congratulates its employees, suppliers and customers on another...

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...