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2013-08-08 00:20:13

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket successfully launched the sixth Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS-6) satellite for the U.S. Air Force at 8:29 p.m. EDT today from Space Launch Complex-37. This is ULA's seventh launch in 2013, the 73(rd) launch since the company was formed in December 2006, and the second WGS mission launch this year. "Congratulations to the entire team on today's successful launch of the...

2013-08-08 00:20:09

ATK's Role Includes Propulsion, Composite Structures and Satellite Components ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) propulsion, composite and spacecraft technologies supported today's successful launch of a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket from Space Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. This rocket carried a Wideband Global SATCOM satellite (WGS-6) into orbit for the U.S. Air Force. WGS-6 is the sixth satellite delivered by prime...

2013-07-25 16:20:19

Team Successfully Completes Five Major Processing Milestones, in Just Eight Days, Including One Launch CENTENNIAL, Colo., July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- During the last eight days, the United Launch Alliance (ULA) team has completed five major processing activities, including one launch, on three different launch pads at both Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) in Florida and Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) in California. On July 17, for the first time, ULA conducted a Delta...

2013-07-19 12:27:08

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the second Mobile User Objective System (MUOS-2) satellite for the United States Navy lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 here at 9 a.m. EDT today. This was ULA's 6(th) launch of an aggressive 12 mission schedule for the year and the 72(nd) ULA mission since its formation in 2006. "United Launch Alliance is honored to serve with our mission partners in the...

2013-06-27 12:21:37

CENTENNIAL, Colo., June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Launch Alliance (ULA) today announced the selection of RUAG Space AG of Zurich, Switzerland as its strategic partner for Dual Launch Capability development. "Our relationship with RUAG over the last 17 years has grown to be highly collaborative and synergistic," said Michael Gass, ULA president and chief executive officer. "Forming this strategic partnership is the next evolutionary step, and creates future business...

2013-05-25 00:20:12

ATK's Role Includes Propulsion and Composites Structures ARLINGTON, Va., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) propulsion and composite technologies supported today's successful launch of a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket from Space Launch Complex 37B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. This rocket carried the Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS-5) into orbit for the U.S. Air Force. WGS-5 is the fifth satellite delivered by prime contractor Boeing as part of the...

2013-05-25 00:20:09

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket successfully launched the fifth Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS-5) satellite for the U.S. Air Force at 8:27 p.m. EDT today from Space Launch Complex-37. This mission launched just nine days after ULA successfully launched the GPS IIF-4 satellite last Wednesday, May 15. "United Launch Alliance and our many mission partners continue to focus on mission success, one-launch-at-a-time,"...

2013-05-16 00:20:13

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket successfully launched the fourth Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF-4 satellite for the U.S. Air Force at 5:38 p.m. EDT today from Space Launch Complex-41. "The ULA team is honored to place another next-generation GPS satellite on orbit for our U.S. Air Force customer," said Jim Sponnick, ULA vice president, Mission Operations. "Today's successful delivery of the GPS IIF-4...

2013-04-05 16:20:09

CENTENNIAL, Colo., April 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Launch Alliance recently honored three California-based suppliers with a 2012 Small Business Excellence award for their support of the Atlas V and Delta IV launch vehicles. ULA's Atlas and Delta vehicles support a wide range of missions including the Department of Defense Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) Program and NASA science missions, and are poised to launch the next generation of astronauts to the International...

2012-10-04 10:20:54

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket carrying the Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF-3 payload for the United States Air Force lifted off from Space Launch Complex-37 here at 8:10 a.m. EDT today. This launch marks the 9(th) ULA launch this year, the 54(th) Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) mission, and the 65(th) launch since ULA was formed nearly six years ago. "Congratulations to the entire team on...