Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., (Dec. 18, 2016) – A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the EchoStar XIX satellite lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 Dec. 18 at 2:13 p.m. EST. EchoStar XIX will dramatically increase capacity for HughesNet® high-speed satellite Internet service to homes and businesses in North America. Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services procured the Atlas V for this mission. This is ULA’s 12th launch in 2016 and the 115th successful launch since the company was formed in December 2006.Read More »
Centennial, Colo. (Dec. 15, 2016) – Today, United Launch Alliance (ULA) named winners for its additive manufacturing GrabCAD design challenge, called 3-2-1 Liftoff! ULA Rocket Hardware Challenge. The challenge asked participants to design a launch support attachment bracket for ULA’s current Atlas V rocket. GrabCAD, a division of Stratasys, hosted the challenge. GrabCAD is a digital manufacturing hub helping designers and engineers build great products faster.Read More »
Rocket/Payload: A United Launch Alliance Delta IV Medium+ (5,4) configuration will launch the eighth Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS-8) mission for the U.S. Air Force. Read More »
Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., (Dec. 7, 2016) – A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket carrying the eighth installment of the Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellite for the United States Air Force lifted off from Space Launch Complex-37 Dec. 7 at 6:53 p.m. EDT. This is ULA’s 11th launch in 2016 and the 114th successful launch since the company was formed in December 2006.
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Centennial, Colo., (Dec. 1, 2016) – For 10 years, United Launch Alliance has been the nation’s premier launch provider, offering unmatched reliability, schedule certainty and 100 percent mission success. As 2016 comes to a close, ULA has successfully launched 113 times since the company was formed in December 2006.
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