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  • Celebrating John Glenn's date with history as we look ahead

    Feb 20, 2020, 10:02 AM
    February 20 marks the 58th anniversary of John Glenn becoming the first American to orbit Earth. The Friendship 7 capsule launched aboard a Mercury-Atlas rocket from SLC-14 at Cape Canaveral, Fla., on Feb. 20, 1962. The heritage Atlas LV-3B rocket that launched John Glenn in 1962 is our bridge to history as we prepare to launch American astronauts from U.S. soil on an Atlas V.
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  • RocketStars: Cullen leads ULA team as OFT launch director

    Dec 19, 2019, 06:07 AM
    A racecar-driving rocket scientist is directing the ULA operations team that will launch the two test flights of Boeing's CST-100 Starliner spacecraft atop Atlas V rockets.
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  • The Blue Team will prep Starliner crew cabin for flight

    Dec 17, 2019, 11:07 AM
    Eight specialists from United Launch Alliance and The Boeing Co., known as the Blue Team, will rehearse their job of loading astronauts into Starliner spacecraft during the Atlas V rocket's countdown to the Orbital Flight Test launch.
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  • RocketStars: Lebo leads OFT countdown in his 193rd launch

    Dec 16, 2019, 06:29 AM
    United Launch Alliance's most seasoned launch conductor will orchestrate the countdown to fuel and ready the Atlas V rocket for liftoff on the historic inaugural voyage of Boeing's CST-100 Starliner spacecraft.
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  • Dual Engine Centaur returns to service for Starliner launches

    Dec 15, 2019, 07:06 AM
    The Atlas V rocket will fly a special trajectory to space when launching Boeing's CST-100 Starliner capsules, a flight path that requires the Centaur upper stage to use two engines instead of one.
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  • RocketStars: Drefke leads the first Blue Team

    Dec 14, 2019, 09:38 AM
    Building on a diverse career of rocketry, aircraft and helping develop the space station, the newest role for United Launch Alliance's Dane Drefke is leading the Blue Team that will ready Starliner just before it launches atop the Atlas V for the Orbital Flight Test.
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  • Atlas V Starliner OFT: By the Numbers

    Dec 13, 2019, 11:47 AM
    The United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket will launch Boeing's CST-100 Starliner spacecraft on its Orbital Flight Test to the International Space Station for NASA's Commercial Crew Program. Here is a look at the launch By the Numbers.
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  • RocketStars: Onsager works to keep Starliner crews safe

    Dec 12, 2019, 06:58 AM
    Having seen the perils of spaceflight firsthand, Ascent Team Lead Lars Onsager is integral to the layers of safety that will protect astronauts riding Starliner crew capsules atop Atlas V rockets.
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  • Starliner hoisted atop Atlas V for OFT launch

    Nov 21, 2019, 17:50 PM
    Boeing's CST-100 Starliner spacecraft has been mounted atop its ride to space, the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, in preparation for the Orbital Flight Test (OFT) to the International Space Station in collaboration with NASA's Commercial Crew Program next month.
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  • OFT team simulates countdown in rehearsal

    Nov 20, 2019, 08:17 AM
    The Mission Dress Rehearsal (MDR) was held yesterday to practice countdown scenarios for the upcoming launch of the Atlas V rocket carrying Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft on its Orbital Flight Test.
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  • Atlas V stacked to receive Starliner capsule

    Nov 8, 2019, 14:08 PM
    The stages and boosters have been joined together to form the Atlas V rocket that will launch the inaugural flight of Boeing's CST-100 Starliner spacecraft.
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  • Understanding rockets: What is LVOS?

    Nov 4, 2019, 12:59 PM
    It is known as LVOS, a day that is celebrated in the life of every rocket destined to launch into space.
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  • Atlas V Starliner Emergency Detection System

    Jun 13, 2019, 06:29 AM
    Watch the latest episode when we learn about the Emergency Detection System -- unique technology developed for the Atlas V Starliner designers to protect the crew and monitor the health of the rocket.
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