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2014-04-03 12:21:47

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket successfully launched the Air Force's Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP-19) payload at 7:46 a.m. PDT today from Space Launch Complex-3. This is the third mission of 15 scheduled for 2014 and the 80(th) mission since ULA was formed in December 2006. "Congratulations to the Air Force and all of our mission partners on this morning's successful launch of DMSP-19!...

2014-03-18 20:20:15

CENTENNIAL, Colo., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA's Launch Services Program announced today that it selected United Launch Alliance's (ULA's) proven Atlas V vehicle to launch its next-generation sun explorer called Solar Orbiter. This award resulted from a competitive procurement under NASA Launch Services contracts that considered multiple launch providers. "We are honored that NASA has selected ULA to provide the launch service for this exciting science mission," said Jim...

2014-01-24 00:20:21

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket successfully launched NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS-L) payload at 9:33 p.m. EST on Jan. 23 from Space Launch Complex-41. This was the first of 15 ULA launches scheduled for 2014 and the 78(th) ULA launch for ULA in just over seven years. "ULA and our mission partners are honored to work with the outstanding NASA team and we are proud of the vitally...

2013-11-18 16:20:54

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) spacecraft lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 here at 1:28 p.m. EST today. This was ULA's 10(th) launch of the year and marks the 41(st) Atlas V mission and the 76(th) launch for ULA. "United Launch Alliance is proud to be a part of this tremendous mission, working closely with the NASA Launch Services...

2013-09-18 08:20:13

ULA Completes Four Launches on Two Coasts in Just Two Months CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the Advanced Extremely High Frequency-3 (AEHF-3) satellite for the United States Air Force lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 here at 4:10 a.m. EDT today. This was ULA's 9th launch of an ambitious 12-mission schedule for the year and marks the 40(th) Atlas V mission and the 75(th) launch for...

2013-03-19 20:20:29

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket successfully launched the second Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) GEO-2 satellite for the U.S. Air Force at 5:21 p.m. EDT today from Space Launch Complex-41. ULA launched the first satellite in the constellation, GEO-1, aboard an Atlas V on May 7, 2011. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130319/SF80237) This was the 3(rd) ULA launch of the year, the 37(th)...

2013-01-31 00:20:26

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket successfully launched NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS-K) payload at 8:48 p.m. EST today from Space Launch Complex-41. This was the first of 13 ULA launches scheduled for 2013, the 35th Atlas V mission, and the 67th ULA launch. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130131/SF51763) "ULA and our mission partners are honored to work with the outstanding NASA...

2012-08-30 02:20:17

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP) spacecraft for NASA lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 here at 4:05 a.m. EDT today. This is ULA's 7(th) launch of the year, the 32(nd) Atlas V launch and marked the 63(rd) launch since ULA was formed in December 2006. "The ULA team and our many mission partners are very proud of our role in delivering the twin RBPS spacecraft to...

2012-08-06 06:20:42

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- United Launch Alliance (ULA) congratulates NASA on the flawless landing of the Mars Science Lab (MSL) on the surface of Mars after a nearly nine-month journey to the red planet. "ULA applauds NASA's MSL team on the remarkable technical achievements witnessed today as MSL touched down to begin its science mission on the Martian surface," said Jim Sponnick, ULA vice president, Mission Operations. "We could not be more proud of our role...

2012-06-20 06:20:19

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 here at 8:28 a.m. EDT today. Designated NROL-38, the mission is in support of national defense. "Congratulations to the NRO and to all the mission partners involved in this critical national security launch," said Jim Sponnick, ULA vice president, Mission...