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Jul 28, 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...


Jul 24, 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....


Jun 24, 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...


Jun 11, 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...


Mar 24, 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...


Mar 23, 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...


Feb 29, 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...


Feb 10, 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...


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 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 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 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 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...


Jul 18, 2015, 19:22 ET 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...


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...


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...