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

ULA Delta IV Heavy launch carrying the NROL-44 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office

…targeted for Thursday, December 10, pending range availability. The launch time is 6:15 p.m. EST. photo previous launch from Scott Schilke spacenews.lu, space-news.es Today’s forecast shows a 90 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for launch. To view the mission overview and gallery, please click here. Launch Forecast Summary: Overall probability of violating weather constraints: Read More

ULA Delta IV Heavy Scrub Statement – with photos

The launch of a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy carrying the NROL-44 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office was scrubbed today when the terminal countdown sequencer rack (TCSR) identified an unexpected condition prior to the engine start sequence. The TCSR, which controls the final 10 seconds of the countdown, performed as intended and safely Read More

ULA Delta IV Heavy NROL-44 Mission Set to Launch Sept. 29

Everything is progressing toward the ULA Delta IV Heavy launch carrying the NROL-44 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office. The mission is set to lift off on Tuesday, Sept. 29 from Space Launch Complex-37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Today’s forecast shows a 40 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for launch. Read More

ULA Delta IV Heavy NROL-44 Mission Set to Launch Sept. 29

Everything is progressing toward the ULA Delta IV Heavy launch carrying the NROL-44 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office. The mission is set to lift off on Tuesday, Sept. 29 from Space Launch Complex-37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Today’s forecast shows a 60 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for launch. Read More

ULA Delta IV Heavy NROL-44 Mission Set to Launch September 26

Everything is progressing toward the ULA Delta IV Heavy launch carrying the NROL-44 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office. The mission is set to lift off on Saturday, Sept. 26 from Space Launch Complex-37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Today’s forecast shows a 60 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for launch. Read More

United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy NROL-44 Launch Scheduled for September 26

The launch of a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket carrying the NROL-44 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office is planned for Sept. 26, 2020. The launch period is 12:01-1:35 a.m. EDT. The team has reviewed all data and ground support equipment and determined that a ground system regulator internal component failure was Read More