NASA adds United Launch Alliance Vulcan Centaur Rocket to Launch Services Program Catalog

photo ULA ULA’s next generation rocket to compete for future NASA launches NASA’s Launch Services Program (LSP) has added United Launch Alliance’s next generation rocket, the Vulcan Centaur, to the NASA Launch Services II (NLS) indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract in accordance with the on-ramp provision of NLS II. “ULA is honored that NASA LSP has Read More

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket for Starlink mission launched – with photos

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket for a Starlink 9 (10) mission launched at 1:12 AM EDT or 5:12 UTC Friday August 7th from historic launch complex 39A at Cape Canaveral Florida photos by Scott SCHILKE Spacenew.lu (space-news.es) On board are 57 SpaceX sun visor equipped broadband communication satellites for the Starlink network and 2 ride Read More

Lamborghini in Space: carbon fiber materials research on the International Space Station

On November 2, a Northrop Grumman Antares rocket launched from Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia to the International Space Station (ISS), carrying with it a series of sample composite materials produced by Automobili Lamborghini. The Northrop Grumman Antares rocket, with Cygnus resupply spacecraft onboard, launches from Pad-0A of NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, Saturday, November 2, Read More

Astrobotic Selects United Launch Alliance Vulcan Centaur Rocket to Launch its First Mission to the Moon

Astrobotic announced today that it selected United Launch Alliance’s (ULA) Vulcan Centaur rocket in a competitive commercial procurement to launch its Peregrine lunar lander to the moon in 2021. “We are so excited to sign with ULA and fly Peregrine on Vulcan Centaur. This contract with ULA was the result of a highly competitive commercial Read More

Vulcan Centaur Rocket on schedule for first flight in 2021

ULA Submits Proposal for U.S. Air Force’s Launch Services Competition At the United Launch Alliance (ULA) factory in Decatur, Alabama, production of the first Vulcan Centaur rocket continues, with shipment to the launch site at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida scheduled for late next year for processing in preparation for its first launch Read More

United Launch Alliance Announces K-12 Student Rocket Launch Payloads

Hands-on STEM Project Culminates with Launch on 50thAnniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing United Launch Alliance (ULA) has selected K-12 student “payloads” to launch atop its intern-built sport rocket at this summer’s Student Rocket Launch. The event, sponsored by ULA and Ball Aerospace, offers a unique, hands-on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) experience centered Read More