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  • SFI Launch Highlights: Echostar XIX satellite on ULA Atlas V 431

    Jason RhianDecember 22nd, 2016

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — ULA sent an Atlas V 431 rocket into the skies above Florida on Saturday, Dec. 18, 2016. Carrying Echostar Corporation's Echostar XIX satellite, the rocket lifted off from SLC-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 2:13 p.m. EST (19:13 GMT).

  • ULA finishes year 12-for-12 with delivery of EchoStar XIX to orbit

    Curt GodwinDecember 18th, 2016

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The weather might not have been perfect, but that didn't prevent United Launch Alliance (ULA) from successfully delivering the EchoStar XIX satellite to orbit atop their Atlas V rocket. The launch marked ULA's 12th of 2016 and 115th overall since the company's founding more than 10 years ago.

  • ULA to close out 2016 with launch of EchoStar XIX

    Curt GodwinDecember 16th, 2016

    As 2016 draws to a close, United Launch Alliance (ULA) is busy making final preparations to launch the EchoStar XIX communications satellite on the Atlas V rocket. Liftoff is scheduled for the beginning of a two-hour launch window at 1:27 p.m. EST (18:27 GMT) Dec. 18.

  • ULA targets Dec. 18 launch of EchoStar XIX

    Jason RhianDecember 10th, 2016

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The launch of the Echostar 19 high-speed internet communication satellite will have to wait a little longer. Through a statement issued by Colorado-based ULA on Dec. 9, 2016, it was revealed that the commercial spacecraft would take to the skies on Sunday, Dec. 18.

  • December shaping up to be a busy month for rocket flights

    Joe LatrellDecember 2nd, 2016

    December is shaping up to be a very busy launch month for the U.S. On the East Coast, three different satellites are expected to take to the skies, providing improved services and weather monitoring. Additionally, on the West Coast, SpaceX hopes to fly their Falcon 9 after being grounded for over three months.