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2011-06-10 11:14:00

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket carrying the Aquarius/SAC-D observatory for NASA and the Space Agency of Argentina lifted off from Space Launch Complex-2W here at 7:20 a.m. PDT today.

2011-04-26 11:57:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed the Design Certification Review for the upgraded RS-68A engine configuration, demonstrating -the world's most powerful hydrogen-fueled engine has met all requirements to power heavy-lift vehicles into space.

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2011-04-05 14:45:00

On Tuesday, Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) unveiled the dramatic final specifications and launch date for the world's largest rocket.

2011-03-11 19:45:00

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office lifted off from Space Launch Complex-37 here at 6:38 p.m. EST today.

2011-03-11 18:29:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In another display of its commitment to national security, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne today successfully helped boost a satellite for the U.S. government from Cape Canaveral Air Force station, Fla.

2011-03-08 13:58:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed a series of Hardware Acceptance Reviews on the first RS-68A production rocket engine, validating the world's most powerful hydrogen-fueled engine is ready to power a heavy-lift vehicle into space in support of national security.

2011-03-05 17:55:00

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., March 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket successfully launched the second Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV-2) for the Air Force's Rapid Capabilities Office (AFRCO) at 5:46 p.m. EST today from Space Launch Complex-41.

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2011-01-21 08:55:00

The largest rocket ever to launch from the West Coast of the US blasted off from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base on Thursday, officials at the military complex have announced.

2011-01-20 15:50:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne today helped boost a government satellite for the U.S. Government, demonstrating its heavy-lift capabilities and continued support of national security.

2010-12-01 12:23:00

DENVER, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- As 2010 nears its end, United Launch Alliance (ULA) is proud to celebrate its fourth anniversary with 45 successful launches in the company's 48 months of operation.


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