United Launch Alliance Names John Elbon Chief Operating Officer

United Launch Alliance (ULA) today named veteran aerospace industry executive John Elbon as its next Chief Operating Officer, succeeding Dan Collins, who had served as COO since ULA’s founding in 2006 and retired early this year.   Elbon joins ULA from The Boeing Company where he served as Vice President and General Manager, Space Exploration, Read More

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches AFSPC-11 Mission for the U.S. Air Force

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the Air Force Space Command (AFSPC)-11 mission lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 on April 14 at 7:13 p.m. EDT. AFSPC-11 is a multi-payload mission. The forward payload is referred to as CBAS (Continuous Broadcast Augmenting SATCOM) and the aft spacecraft is EAGLE (EELV Secondary Payload Read More

ULA Atlas V launch Air Force Space command AFSPC 11 mission

The ULA Launch Readiness Review was completed today and everything is progressing toward the ULA Atlas V launch carrying the Air Force Space Command (AFSPC)-11 mission. The mission is set to lift off on Saturday, April 14 from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Today’s L-2 forecast shows an 80 Read More

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches GOES-S Weather Satellite for NASA and NOAA

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the GOES-S mission for NASA and NOAA lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 on March 1 at 5:02 p.m. EST.   GOES-S is the second satellite in the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES)-R series of satellites, which have played a vital role in weather forecasting, storm Read More