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  • Atlas V’s RD-180 integral part of MUOS-3 launch

    Florida TechJanuary 17th, 2015

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — United Launch Alliance (ULA ) is currently planning to conduct the first launch of the year on Jan. 20, 2015, from Space Launch Complex-41, at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. To deliver the payload to orbit, ULA will use an Atlas V 551 launch vehicle to place the Mobile […]

  • ULA’s purchase of RD-180 engines complies with sanctions, judge lifts injunction

    SpaceFlight InsiderMay 9th, 2014

    U.S. Federal Judge Susan Braden lifted the preliminary injunction that halted United Launch Alliance’s (ULA) purchase of the Russian-built RD-180 rocket engines. Officials for the U.S. State, Treasury and Commerce departments found no evidence to indicate that the engines, used in the company’s Atlas V family of launch vehicles, were in violation of government sanctions against […]