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News Archive / Tagged: ULA

  • ULA set for second launch attempt of classified NRO payload

    Matt HaskellNovember 13th, 2020

    United Launch Alliance is set to re-attempt the launch of their Atlas V rocket and its NROL-101 payload for the National Reconnaissance Office on Friday evening. 

  • ULA set to launch classified spy satellite atop Atlas V, featuring first GEM 63 boosters

    Matt HaskellNovember 4th, 2020

    United Launch Alliance is set to launch their Atlas V rocket on Wednesday evening, November 4, launching the highly classified NROL-101 spy satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office from Cape Canaveral.

  • NROL-44 remains grounded following second hot-fire abort

    Sean CostelloOctober 1st, 2020

    With just 7 seconds remaining in the count, ULA’s Delta IV Heavy Terminal Count Sequencer Rack (TCSR) aborted the September 30, 2020 launch attempt, which was scheduled for 23:43 p.m. EDT.

  • ULA announces new launch date for NROL-44

    Cullen DesforgesSeptember 19th, 2020

    United Launch Alliance has set September 27, 2020 as the target date for the third launch attempt of the NROL-44 payload aboard their Delta IV Heavy Rocket, due to launch at 12:10 a.m. EDT. The launch window will last for approximately 90 minutes.

  • ULA set to launch mission for National Reconnaissance Office

    Matt HaskellAugust 26th, 2020

    United Launch Alliance is preparing to launch the NROL-44 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office atop their Delta IV Heavy rocket early Thursday morning. 

  • SES awards launch contracts to ULA & SpaceX

    Matt HaskellAugust 7th, 2020

    SES has contracted both United Launch Alliance (ULA) and SpaceX to fly its newest four C-band satellites into orbit in 2022.

  • Launch of USSF-7 scrubbed due to weather

    Sean CostelloMay 16th, 2020

    Despite the availability of two 10-minute windows, United Launch Alliance was unable to loft the USSF-7 payload atop their Atlas V rocket due to weather violations in the launch criteria.

  • ULA to launch the sixth flight of the X-37B

    Cullen DesforgesMay 15th, 2020

    United Launch Alliance will launch the USSF-7 mission early Saturday morning from Cape Canaveral for the United States Space Force.

  • 45th Space Wing preparing for back to back launches

    Matt HaskellMay 14th, 2020

    This weekend, the 45th Space wing at cape Canaveral Air Force Station is poised for a modern era record turnaround in launches, as it prepares to launch a United Launch Alliance Atlas V with the USSF-7 X-37B from LC-41 on Saturday, and a SpaceX Falcon 9 with Starlink satellites from LC-40 on Sunday.

  • Boeing to fly uncrewed Starliner mission for second time

    Theresa CrossApril 6th, 2020

    Boeing announced that Starliner would fly a second unmanned test mission in the Fall of 2020 from Florida due to an unsuccessful test flight in December of last year.

  • ULA launches final AEHF satellite atop Atlas V

    Theresa CrossMarch 26th, 2020

    Blue skies and light winds – they were near perfect conditions for a Florida afternoon launch.

  • ULA set to loft final Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite

    Patrick AttwellMarch 26th, 2020

    Poised for launch on Thursday March 26, 2020, an Atlas V rocket is set to lift the sixth and final Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite. The 2-hour long launch window opens at 2:57 PM EDT (18:57 UTC) and stretches until 4:57 EDT (20:57 UTC).

  • ULA Atlas V launch of AEHF payload delayed, NET March 21, 2020

    Theresa CrossMarch 10th, 2020

    The planned launch of the next United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket, set to loft the sixth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite built by Lockheed Martin, has been delayed to no earlier than (NET) March 21. 

  • Boeing releases video from recent OFT mission

    Cullen DesforgesJanuary 16th, 2020

    Boeing has released video from its failed attempt to send its "Starliner" spacecraft to the International Space Station.

  • ULA gets the nod to launch GOES-T satellite

    SpaceFlight InsiderDecember 23rd, 2019

    NASA has selected a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket to ferry the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES)-T to orbit.