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  • Report: ULA to layoff Vandenberg staff, potentially change name

    Jason RhianMarch 6th, 2017

    A recent report on Space News 360 noted that, according to an inside source, layoffs are imminent for United Launch Alliance (ULA). While news about a workforce for the company is not new (ULA stated as much in 2016), the report went on to note that the launch provider was considering changing its name.

  • ULA debuts custom rocket configurator with focus on total cost benefit

    Curt GodwinDecember 1st, 2016

    In an effort to better educate potential customers on the true cost of launch services and the associated upside inherent in United Launch Alliance's reputation and record, the company has developed a website with the aim to showcase the total cost benefit that comes with selecting ULA as a launch provider.

  • ULA to offer ‘RapidLaunch’ service

    Derek RichardsonSeptember 15th, 2016

    The United Launch Alliance (ULA) announced on Sept. 13, 2016, a new service that allows a customer to place a launch order and fly in as little as three months. According to a news release, the service, called RapidLaunch, will be the fastest schedule from initial order to launch in the industry.

  • ULA’s President, Tory Bruno talks company’s future

    SpaceFlight InsiderOctober 3rd, 2015

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — Following today’s successful flight of an Atlas V 421 rocket carrying the Mexican Morelos-3 communications satellite, United Launch Alliance (ULA) president Tory Bruno met with members of the media to discuss the company's historic 100th mission.

  • 31st Annual Space Symposium – Review of ‘Day 2’

    Scott JohnsonApril 15th, 2015

    COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — Day two of the 31st Annual Space Symposium wrapped up yesterday, April 14, and SpaceFlight Insider was on hand to take in some of the action. We say “some” because it’s impossible to take in “all,” as there are three separate speaking / panel / presentation tracks taking place simultaneously, and one of […]

  • Forged in fire, ULA’s new rocket, Vulcan, revealed

    Scott JohnsonApril 14th, 2015

    COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — Yesterday afternoon, at the 31st Annual Space Symposium, Tory Bruno, President and CEO of United Launch Alliance (ULA ) made a much anticipated announcement concerning its new launch vehicle. Until today, the new rocket has been known as the Next Generation Launch System (NGLS). However, the vehicle is now known as Vulcan […]

  • 31st Space Symposium: New ULA rocket announcement expected later today

    Scott JohnsonApril 13th, 2015

    COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — SpaceFlight Insider has arrived in Colorado Springs for the Space Foundation‘s annual Space Symposium  – “the premier U.S. space policy and program forum.” The conference has generated added interest this year with United Launch Alliance’s (ULA) scheduled announcement of the particulars concerning its new booster, the Next Generation Launch System or “NGLS.” The […]

  • ULA adds two names to NGLS naming competition

    Jason RhianMarch 26th, 2015

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla – United Launch Alliance (ULA ) has added two more names to the competition to name   the company’s new launch system (currently dubbed the Next Generation Launch System or “NGLS”). The two new names, “Vulcan” and”Zeus” join the three earlier names, “Eagle”, “Freedom” and “GalaxyOne.” 

  • ULA holds competition to name Next Generation Launch System rocket

    Jason RhianMarch 23rd, 2015

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — Colorado-based United Launch Alliance initiated a competition to name the company’s new Next Generation Launch System booster on Monday, March 23. The contest allows U.S. citizens to vote on one of three names that have been selected for the rocket which ULA  plans to have replace both the Atlas V and […]

  • Insider Interview: ULA’s Tory Bruno talks Next Generation Launch System

    Jason RhianJanuary 26th, 2015

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Colorado-based United Launch Alliance (ULA ) is preparing to move away from established, and aging, launch vehicles such as the Delta II (which is currently set to conduct its last launch in 2017), Atlas V, and Delta IV. Instead, the joint venture, between aerospace titans Boeing and Lockheed-Martin, has stated that it […]