Posts Tagged ‘ULA’

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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…

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ULA Atlas V launches X-37B on OTV-3 mission


United Launch Alliance have launched the third X-37B mission from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Liftoff of the spaceplane, aboard an Atlas V 501 from Space Launch Complex 41,…

ULA: Launch services customers class reliability as their main consideration


The ever-competitive launch services market has once again been thrown into the spotlight, with SpaceX CEO Elon Musk promoting the low cost of his vehicles, claiming Arianespace’s Ariane…

AEHF-2 handed over to the USAF after completing on-orbit testing


Lockheed Martin have completed the on-orbit testing of the second Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) military communications satellite, allowing for Satellite Control Authority (SCA) to be turned over…

Modifications planned for Atlas V SLC-41 Pad and SLS Mobile Launcher


United Launch Alliance (ULA) have recruited Hensel Phelps to design the modifications to their Atlas V pad at Space Launch Complete 41 (SLC-41) at Cape Canaveral ahead of…

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ULA Delta IV launches GPSIIF-3 from Cape Canaveral


United Launch Alliance’s Delta IV rocket launched from Cape Canaveral early on Thursday, carrying a Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite for the United States Air Force. The launch was on…

ULA Atlas V finally launches with NROL-36


The Atlas V launch – believed to be carrying a pair of ocean surveillance satellites to locate ships at sea, in a mission designated NROL-36 – launched on Thursday…

Atlas V launches at the third attempt with RBSP spacecraft


The United Launch Alliance (ULA) finally launched their Atlas V, carrying a pair of NASA spacecraft – called the Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP) – to study the Van…

Delta IV Heavy launches NROL-15 from Cape Canaveral


The United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket has made its twentieth launch Friday morning from Space Launch Complex 37B at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, carrying…

ULA Atlas V marks 50th EELV launch by lofting NROL-38 uphill


United Launch Alliance (ULA) have launched their Atlas V on Wednesday morning – marking the 50th EELV mission – carrying the NROL-38 payload for the US National Reconnaissance…

ULA Atlas V successfully launches at the second attempt with AEHF-2


The United Launch Alliance Atlas V has successfully launched the second Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEFH-2) communications satellite into orbit for the United States Air Force. Lift-off from…

ULA continue their transition back into the human space flight arena


The United Launch Alliance (ULA) – best known in recent years for their high end payload launch services – are continuing their transition back into Human Space Flight…

ULA Delta IV launches the NROL-25 military satellite from VAFB


A new Delta IV configuration has made its first flight Tuesday, carrying the NROL-25 payload for the United States National Reconnaissance Office. Liftoff from Space Launch Complex 6…

Atlas V finally launches with MUOS – Centaur celebrates milestone


United Launch Alliance’s Altas V has launched at the third attempt on Friday at 5:15pm Eastern, lofting the first of five U.S. Navy’s Mobile User Objective System (MUOS)…

No impact to two ULA missions following Delta Mariner accident


The Delta Mariner – carrying hardware elements targeting two future launches – collided with the Eggner’s Ferry Bridge over Kentucky Lake on Thursday night. However, despite extensive damage…

ULA Delta IV successfully launches the fourth WGS spacecraft


United Launch Alliance have conducted the United States’ first orbital launch of the year on Thursday, when their Delta IV launched with the fourth Wideband Global Satcom spacecraft….

Atlas V launches NASA’s MSL Rover ahead of journey to Mars


NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory has begun its mission to the Red Planet Saturday, with a launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. Liftoff from Space Launch…