What Does it Take to Send MUOS-1 to Orbit? « AmericaSpace

The U.S. Navy is hoping that all will go according to plan and at 5:46 p.m. EST these MUOS-1 satellite will be sent to orbit to begin its mission. What are some of the things that has to happen before the "big day" arrives"? Photo Credit: Jeffrey J. Soulliere

So you got a spacecraft […]

Titusville’s man is a key player in tonight’s satellite launch | FLORIDA TODAY | floridatoday.com

Jeff Peacock said he “still gets goosebumps” when one of the rockets rolls out for a launch. / Tim Shortt/FLORIDA TODAY

CAPE CANAVERAL — Jeff Peacock brings it all together for the United Launch Alliance team set to send up an Atlas V rocket tonight with an advanced Navy communications satellite.

An inventory planning […]

ULA Launches WGS-4 for the USAF on Delta-IV (5,4)

Air Force officials launch a United Launch Alliance Delta IV-Medium rocket carrying the fourth Wideband Global SATCOM satellite Jan. 19, 2012 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. Wideband Global SATCOM provides anytime, anywhere communication for the warfighter through broadcast, multicast, and point to point connections. (U.S. Air Force photo/Patrick Corkery)

1/20/2012 – CAPE CANAVERAL AIR […]

ULA Delta 358 Launch Tonight, ULA Delta-IV (5,4) WGS-4 – Fourth Wideband Global SATCOM Satellite Set to Launch

 

Photo ULA Delta IV 5,4 WGS-3 mission, photo credit: ULA

1/17/2012 – LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, El Segundo, Calif.  — A Wideband Global SATCOM satellite is scheduled to launch on a Delta IV launch vehicle Jan. 19 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

This is the fourth launch for the WGS constellation and the second […]

United Launch Alliance (ULA)… WGS-4 Update (Launch)

ULA Delta IV (5,4) WGS-4 (http://bit.ly/wJYLX3) Mission Overview Booklet: http://bit.ly/x0sUIO

[SatNews] All of the launch preparations are progressing well for the U.S.A.F.’s Delta IV WGS-4 launch that’s…

…set for Thursday, January 19th, from Space Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. The launch window opens at 7:30 p.m. EST and extends […]

United Launch Alliance Names Former NASA Shuttle Launch Director Mike Leinbach Director of Human Spaceflight Operations

Mike Leinbach, Shuttle Launch Director, Joins ULA

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Jan. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — United Launch Alliance (ULA) announced today that Mike Leinbach has joined the company as the Director of Human Spaceflight Operations.

“We are fortunate to have Mike with his wealth of human spaceflight experience join the ULA team,” […]

Colorado in space: Buzz Aldrin’s son on how a spaceport would change the state’s economy

By Kelsey Whipple

Dr. Andrew Aldrin

Colorado currently hosts the number two space economy in the country, but the possibility of adding a spaceport on the Front Range could raise our rank while raising the industry’s stakes. Whether you plan to see the moon in your lifetime or not, the issue is a hot topic […]

United Launch Alliance Celebrates Five Years of Mission Success, 56 Launches in 60 Months

This print advertisement, celebrating our fifth anniversary, appears this week in Aviation Week, Defense News, Politico and Space News.

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — United Launch Alliance was formed just five years ago, bringing together the world’s two most experienced launch teams and two highly reliable launch systems, Atlas […]

ULA chief urges NASA to get moving

Stop spending on likely losing bidders, Gass says Written by Ledyard King | FLORIDA TODAY

Michael Gass, President and CEO of United Launch Alliance, speaking at the National Press Club Tuesday. / Ledyard King/GANNETT

WASHINGTON — The head of the joint venture vying to be part of the effort to deliver NASA astronauts to the International […]

ULA Chief Disputes Assertion that Air Force Lacks Block Buy Data

Michael Gass. Credit: Space News photo by Rob Curtis

WASHINGTON — United Launch Alliance (ULA) Chief Executive Michael Gass challenged a key assertion in a U.S. government report that urged the U.S. Air Force to rethink plans to proceed with a bulk purchase of satellite launchers next year, a recommendation that has found a […]