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18 Apr, 2017, 12:36 ET United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches OA-7 under first RapidLaunch™ Service Contract

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the OA-7 resupply spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS) lifted off from Space...


18 Mar, 2017, 21:45 ET United Launch Alliance Commemorates U.S. Air Force 70th Anniversary with Successful Launch of WGS-9 Mission

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket carrying the ninth Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS-9) satellite for the United States Air Force lifted...


01 Mar, 2017, 15:29 ET United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches NROL-79 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...


18 Dec, 2016, 15:31 ET United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches EchoStar XIX Satellite

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the EchoStar XIX satellite lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 Dec. 18 at 2:13 p.m. ET....


15 Dec, 2016, 12:57 ET United Launch Alliance Announces Winners for its "3-2-1 Liftoff! ULA Rocket Hardware Challenge" Additive Manufacturing Competition

Today, United Launch Alliance (ULA) named winners for its additive manufacturing GrabCAD design challenge, called 3-2-1 Liftoff! ULA Rocket...


07 Dec, 2016, 20:33 ET United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches WGS-8 Mission for the U.S. Air Force

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket carrying the eighth installment of the Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellite for the United States...


30 Nov, 2016, 10:16 ET United Launch Alliance Launches Innovative "RocketBuilder" Website

United Launch Alliance (ULA) announced its new, innovative website today that enhances the way customers shop for launch services and sets a new...


19 Nov, 2016, 23:21 ET United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches GOES-R Satellite for NASA and NOAA

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R-series (GOES-R) for National...


11 Nov, 2016, 14:29 ET United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches WorldView-4 for DigitalGlobe

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the WorldView-4 satellite for DigitalGlobe lifted off from Space Launch Complex-3 Nov. 11 at...


13 Oct, 2016, 17:31 ET United Launch Alliance and the Boeing Company Unveil the Atlas V Configuration for the CST-100 Starliner Crew Capsule

United Launch Alliance (ULA) and The Boeing Company today unveiled an updated aerodynamic configuration of the Atlas V that will launch Boeing's...


26 Sep, 2016, 18:21 ET Design Rocket Hardware: United Launch Alliance Kicks off Additive Manufacturing Challenge

 United Launch Alliance (ULA) kicked off the 3-2-1 Liftoff! ULA Rocket Hardware Challenge today via GrabCAD Community Challenges, inviting...


08 Sep, 2016, 20:41 ET United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft for NASA

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft for NASA lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 Sept. 8 at 7:05...


19 Aug, 2016, 07:51 ET United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches AFSPC-6 Mission for the U.S. Air Force

 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket carrying the AFSPC-6 mission for the United States Air Force lifted off from Space Launch...


28 Jul, 2016, 11:27 ET United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches NROL-61 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...


24 Jul, 2016, 20:08 ET United Launch Alliance and Ball Aerospace Interns, Colorado Students Participate in Record-setting Launch

 A 50-foot-tall high-power sport rocket carried payloads thousands of feet above Fort Carson Army Post today at the Student Rocket Launch....


24 Jun, 2016, 14:20 ET United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches MUOS-5 Satellite for the US Air Force and US Navy

 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket successfully launched the MUOS-5 satellite for the U.S. Navy. The rocket lifted off from Space...


11 Jun, 2016, 22:00 ET United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches NROL-37 Payload for the National Reconnaissance Office

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


24 Mar, 2016, 13:10 ET United Launch Alliance Completes Preliminary Design Review for Next-Generation Vulcan Centaur Rocket

 United Launch Alliance (ULA) successfully completed the Preliminary Design Review (PDR) for the Vulcan Centaur launch vehicle with dual Blue...


23 Mar, 2016, 00:23 ET United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches 7,745 Pounds of Cargo to International Space Station

 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the OA-6 Cygnus resupply craft to the International Space Station (ISS) lifted off from...


29 Feb, 2016, 18:42 ET United Launch Alliance and Blue Origin Partner with Air Force to Develop New, All-American Rocket Engine

 United Launch Alliance (ULA) and Blue Origin LLC, a privately-funded aerospace company owned by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, entered into a...


10 Feb, 2016, 09:22 ET United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches Payload for the National Reconnaissance Office

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


05 Feb, 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...


06 Dec, 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...


31 Oct, 2015, 16:59 ET 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...


08 Oct, 2015, 14:00 ET 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...