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United Launch Alliance to Host Next-Generation Launch Vehicle Update at Decatur Rocket Factory

What:     ULA’s Vice President of Major Development Mark Peller will provide an update on the progress of the Vulcan Centaur, ULA’s next-generation launch vehicle, and take media on a tour to see initial pathfinder and qualification hardware manufactured in the factory.

ULA is transforming the future of space launch, making it more affordable, accessible and commercialized. The Vulcan Centaur is ULA’s next-generation rocket and provides affordability with higher performance, while continuing to deliver on ULA’s unparalleled reliability and precision.

In addition, Peller and PaR Systems, ULA’s supplier of the new friction stir welders that will be used to manufacture the Vulcan Centaur rocket, will be conducting a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new welders.  

When:     Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at 9 a.m. Central Time

Where:     1001 Red Hat Road, Decatur, AL

Contact: Media must RSVP by 12 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13 by contacting Heather Mowad: (321) 423-5491 (cell) or heather.m.mowad@ulalaunch.com. Media attending must be a U.S. Person and provide a government issued ID for entrance. Media attending must be in operation attire, which includes long pants, and flat, closed-toe shoes.

About United Launch Alliance

With more than a century of combined heritage, ULA is the world’s most experienced and reliable launch service provider. ULA has successfully delivered 131 satellites to orbit that provide Earth observation capabilities, enable global communications, unlock the mysteries of our solar system, and support life-saving technology. For more information on ULA, visit the ULA website at www.ulalaunch.com, or call the ULA Launch Hotline at 1-877-ULA-4321 (852-4321). Join the conversation at www.facebook.com/ulalaunch, twitter.com/ulalaunch and instagram.com/ulalaunch.

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United Launch Alliance to Host Next-Generation Launch Vehicle Update at Decatur Rocket Factory

What:     ULA’s Vice President of Major Development Mark Peller will provide an update on the progress of the Vulcan Centaur, ULA’s next-generation launch vehicle, and take media on a tour to see initial pathfinder and qualification hardware manufactured in the factory.

ULA is transforming the future of space launch, making it more affordable, accessible and commercialized. The Vulcan Centaur is ULA’s next-generation rocket and provides affordability with higher performance, while continuing to deliver on ULA’s unparalleled reliability and precision.

In addition, Peller and PaR Systems, ULA’s supplier of the new friction stir welders that will be used to manufacture the Vulcan Centaur rocket, will be conducting a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new welders.  

When:     Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at 9 a.m. Central Time

Where:     1001 Red Hat Road, Decatur, AL

Contact: Media must RSVP by 12 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13 by contacting Heather Mowad: (321) 423-5491 (cell) or heather.m.mowad@ulalaunch.com. Media attending must be a U.S. Person and provide a government issued ID for entrance. Media attending must be in operation attire, which includes long pants, and flat, closed-toe shoes.

About United Launch Alliance

With more than a century of combined heritage, ULA is the world’s most experienced and reliable launch service provider. ULA has successfully delivered 131 satellites to orbit that provide Earth observation capabilities, enable global communications, unlock the mysteries of our solar system, and support life-saving technology. For more information on ULA, visit the ULA website at www.ulalaunch.com, or call the ULA Launch Hotline at 1-877-ULA-4321 (852-4321). Join the conversation at www.facebook.com/ulalaunch, twitter.com/ulalaunch and instagram.com/ulalaunch.