While ULA builds the Atlas 5 for NROL-101 it also is working to get NROL-44 launched on a Delta 4 Heavy.
Commercial satellite operatorSES has selected SpaceX and United Launch Alliance to each launch two geostationary satellites designed to replace C-band capacity in the United States that the Federal Communications Commission is repurposing for 5G cellular networks.
Northrop Grumman developed the GEM 63 rocket motors under a cooperative agreement with United Launch Alliance.
The launch of NASA’s next Mars rover mission has been delayed to no earlier than July 30 because of a launch vehicle processing issue, the latest in a series of slips that have now used up nearly half of the available launch opportunities for the mission.
United Launch Alliance on May 17 launched an Atlas 5 rocket carrying the U.S. Air Force X-37B spaceplane to orbit for its sixth mission
The X-37B Operational Test Vehicle 6 is scheduled for a May 16 launch on a ULA Atlas 5 rocket.
Tory Bruno: “A big thing when this started was that we had to be all over our supply chain."
SMC Commander Lt. Gen. Thompson: “The AEHF launch is one of those we consider absolutely mission essential.”
Air Force awards $98.5 million ‘completion contract’ to ULA for launch services for three Atlas 5 missions
The U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center announced Oct. 1 it has awarded a $98.5 million contract to United Launch Alliance to complete three Atlas 5 missions scheduled to launch in 2020.
On the way to its target orbit, the Atlas’ Centaur upper stage rocket released a cubesat that was riding as a secondary payload.
An Atlas 5 carrying AEHF-5 lifted off at 6:13 AM EST from Space Launch Complex-41 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
The Air Force integrated a 12U cubesat on the Centaur’s aft bulkhead carrier.