United Launch Alliance Honors Three Suppliers with Small Business Excellence Award

United Launch Alliance recently honored three suppliers with a 2020 Small Business Excellence award for their support of the Vulcan Centaur program. The Vulcan Centaur is ULA’s next-generation rocket that will provide higher performance and greater affordability while continuing to deliver reliability and precision. This rocket will transform the future of space launch and will Read More

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches NROL-82 Mission to Support National Security

Delta IV Heavy heavy-lift performance optimized mission A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy launch vehicle carrying the NROL-82 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) lifted off from Space Launch Complex-6 on April 26 at 1:47 p.m. PDT. To date ULA has launched 143 times with 100 percent mission success. photo ULA “The Read More

ESA to live tweet asteroid impact exercise

ESA / For almost a decade, world asteroid experts have been meeting every two years at the Planetary Defense Conference and pretending an asteroid impact is imminent. Why? To prepare for the unlikely – but plausible – scenario in which this comes true. For the second time in the conference's history, this major international asteroid Read More

SpaceX and Nasa launch four more Astronauts with a previously flow flight proven capsule and first stage booster!

With the sun beginning to rise from the Atlantic Ocean horizon a very long Jellyfish Phenomenon occured downrange with the addition of the first stage booster B-1061.2 pulsating thrusters plume while orientating itself for reentry and landing on OCISLY. The first stage booster did successfully land on the SpaceX drone ship. A truly stunning, amazing Read More

United Launch Alliance to Launch NROL-82 Mission to Support National Security

Delta IV Heavy heavy-lift performance required for mission A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket is in final preparations to launch the NROL-82 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) to support national security. The launch is on track for April 26 from Space Launch Complex-6 at Vandenberg Air Force Base. Launch is Read More

NASA: Earth Day 2021 – Connected By Earth

NASA Earth science studies our planet all day, every day.   On Earth Day, April 22, we take time to celebrate this wondrous planet with special discussions, virtual events, and activities. Like our satellites, however, Earth science goes on year-round, and we continuously create videos, activities, news and more to tell the story of what’s Read More