United Launch Alliance to Launch SBIRS GEO Flight 5 Mission in Support of National Security

ULA continues to launch critical capabilities for the U.S. Space Force A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket is in final preparations to launch the Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (SBIRS GEO) Flight 5 mission for the U.S. Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC). The launch is on track for Read More

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

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 NROL-82 Mission Set to Launch April 26

Everything is progressing toward the ULA Delta IV Heavy launch carrying the NROL-82 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office. The mission is set to lift off on Monday, April 26 from Space Launch Complex-6 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Today’s forecast shows a 40 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for launch. The launch time is Read More

Amazon Secures United Launch Alliance’s Proven Atlas V Rocket for Nine Project Kuiper Launches

Atlas V provides important reliability and schedule assurance in launch agreement United Launch Alliance (ULA) announced today that Amazon has secured Atlas V for nine launches supporting deployment of its ambitious Project Kuiper initiative. Project Kuiper is an initiative that will increase global broadband access through a constellation of 3,236 advanced satellites in low earth Read More

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

United Launch Alliance Delta II Rocket Honored at Grand Opening Ceremony

The United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta II rocket took its place today among iconic giants in the Rocket Garden at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. The public exhibit will preserve the lasting legacy of the rocket that fostered the Global Positioning System (GPS) and enabled the exploration of Mars. “While IceSat-2 marked its final mission Read More