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  • No Trick – all Treat: ULA conducts third October flight with GPS IIF-11 launch

    Jason RhianOctober 31st, 2015

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla -- No ghouls, demons or even ground support gremlins stopped United Launch Alliance (ULA) from sending the 11th Block IIF GPS satellite to orbit on Saturday, Oct. 31. Using the 401 configuration of the Atlas V booster, the Colorado-based company got the third mission of the month underway - at 12:13 p.m. EDT (16:13 GMT).

  • SFI Live: Launch coverage of ULA Atlas V 401 with GPS IIF-11

    Jason RhianOctober 31st, 2015

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — ULA, after a 24-hour delay, is preparing to launch an Atlas V 401 rocket from Cape Canaveral's SLC-41 in Florida. The payload will be the U.S. Air Force's GPS IIF-11 satellite. SpaceFlight Insider is pleased to have Paul Fuqua, an engineer with United Launch Alliance as our co-host of our show which will begin at 11:30 a.m. EDT.

  • Launch of GPS IIF 11 delayed due to problem with ground equipment

    Jason RhianOctober 29th, 2015

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — With slightly more than 16 hours before launch, United Launch Alliance was forced to slightly postpone the launch of the 11th Block IIF satellite due to a leak in ground support equipment located at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Space Launch Complex 41 (SLC-41) in Florida.

  • ULA prepares for third Oct. 2015 Atlas launch with GPS IIF-11

    Tomasz NowakowskiOctober 28th, 2015

    United Launch Alliance (ULA) is gearing up for the third launch this month of an Atlas V 401 rocket. The mission will see the 11th Block IIF navigation satellite for the United States Air Force’s Global Positioning System. Preparations to send the Atlas V booster that will loft the satellite to orbit are in full swing.