Posts Tagged ‘Atlas V’

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ULA’s Atlas V launches with the NROL-33 military spacecraft


A National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) military payload rode into orbit atop the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket on Thursday. Liftoff of the NROL-33 mission from Cape…

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Atlas V launches NROL-67 military spacecraft


The United Launch Alliance (ULA) have launched an Atlas V, tasked with deploying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office. The mission, designated NRO Launch 67 (NROL-67), lifted…

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Range Realigns – SpaceX CRS-3 mission targets April 14


Thanks in part to the successful launch – at the first attempt – of the Atlas V with the DMSP-5D3 F-19 satellite on Thursday, teams have re-planned the next…

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Atlas V successfully lofts USAF’s DMSP-5D3 F-19 satellite


The United Launch Alliance (ULA) used an Atlas V rocket to deploy the DMSP-5D3 F-19 satellite for the US Air Force. Liftoff from Vandenberg Air Force Base was…

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Eastern Range Radar issue delays upcoming Cape launches


A fire that impacted a radar asset on Florida’s Eastern Range has resulted in the postponement of two launches from Cape Canaveral. United Launch Alliance’s upcoming Atlas V…

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Atlas V to launch Europe’s next-generation sun explorer in 2017


United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V has been selected as the rocket of choice by NASA’s Launch Service Program to loft a next-generation sun explorer called Solar Orbiter.  The first…

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SpaceX and ULA go toe-to-toe over EELV contracts


In what was one of the most fascinating hearings in years, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk and United Launch Alliance (ULA) boss Michael Gass faced off against each other…

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Dream Chaser’s KSC vision enables 2016 debut


The highly anticipated confirmation that Dream Chaser will be taking up residency at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) was finally made public this week, albeit with a few…

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ULA opens 2014 campaign with Atlas V launch of TDRS-L


United Launch Alliance successfully conducted their first mission of 2014 Thursday evening, with an Atlas V deploying NASA’s latest Tracking and Data Relay Satellite, TDRS-L. Liftoff from Cape…

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Atlas V launches NROL-39 from Vandenberg


The United Launch Alliance (ULA) have launched their Atlas V rocket on the NROL-39 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office. Liftoff from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California…

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Atlas V launches MAVEN en route to Martian adventure


NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft has begun its journey to Mars following its launch atop the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket Monday. Liftoff from Cape Canaveral’s Space Launch…

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Assessing the Martian atmosphere: MAVEN prepares for launch


With less than 18 days to go before the beginning of NASA’s next scheduled mission to Mars, engineers and vehicle processing personnel at the Cape Canaveral Air Force…

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United Launch Alliance celebrate 75 launch milestone


The United Launch Alliance (ULA) celebrated its 75 launch milestone when their Atlas V launch vehicle successfully lofted the AEHF-3 satellite out of Cape Canaveral Wednesday morning. While…

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ULA Atlas V launches with AEHF-3 satellite


United Launch Alliance are conducting its seventy-fifth launch Wednesday morning, with the Atlas V tasked with deploying the AEHF-3 satellite for the US Air Force. Liftoff from Cape…

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ULA Atlas V successfully lofts MUOS-2 satellite


The US Navy’s MUOS-2 satellite was launched on Friday morning aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V. Liftoff from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral was re-scheduled…

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ULA Atlas V succesfully deploys new GPS satellite


United Launch Alliance (ULA) launched an Atlas V Wednesday evening, successfully delivering the fourth satellite in the US Air Force’s new series of Global Positioning System satellites. Liftoff…

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ULA Atlas V launch with SBIRS GEO-2 successful


The United Launch Alliance (ULA) launched their Atlas V rocket Tuesday, carrying the SBIRS GEO-2 infrared missile detection satellite into orbit. Liftoff from SLC-41 at Cape Canaveral was…

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ULA Atlas V launches Landsat DCM spacecraft


The United Launch Alliance (ULA) Altas V has launched its second mission in just a few short weeks, lofting the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) satellite into orbit….

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ULA Altas V successfully launches with TDRS-K


NASA’s latest Tracking and Data Relay Satellite was carried into orbit atop an Atlas V rocket Wednesday night. The launch of TDRS-K, the eleventh satellite in NASA’s TDRS…

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ULA Atlas V duo preparing for key NASA launches


Two United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rockets are preparing to launch on opposite coastlines of the United States just days apart. On the east coast, an Atlas…