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  • NROL-101: Payload mounted atop Atlas V for launch

    Oct 26, 2020, 14:22 PM
    The United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket and the NROL-101 payload from the National Reconnaissance Office are joined together for their launch into space on Nov. 3.
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  • NROL-101: Wet Dress Rehearsal successful for Atlas V

    Oct 22, 2020, 14:52 PM
    An Atlas V rocket spent two days at the launch pad this week for a practice countdown to test flight and ground systems in preparation for the upcoming NROL-101 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO).
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  • RocketStars: Adwar's software team guides ULA rockets to space

    Sep 23, 2020, 09:01 AM
    From developing home remedies for frustrating smartphone bugs as a college student to providing technical oversight of ULA's mission software group, Jake Adwar is the certified responsible engineer (CRE) of recurring flight software for the upcoming Delta IV Heavy launch of the NROL-44 mission.
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  • NROL-101: Atlas V 531 assembled at the VIF

    Sep 21, 2020, 06:50 AM
    An Atlas V rocket, the first to sport GEM 63 solid rocket boosters, is now stacked at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station to launch the NROL-101 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO).
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  • RocketStars: The Road Less Traveled

    Sep 10, 2020, 07:58 AM
    Whether you're fresh out of college or a seasoned professional, the road to a career at United Launch Alliance (ULA) isn't always linear. Sometimes it takes a bit of outside perspective, soul searching and determination to find the right fit.
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  • Intern Rocket Program Perseveres

    Aug 14, 2020, 06:31 AM
    Over the course of the summer, around 50 United Launch Alliance (ULA) interns from Denver, Colo., Decatur, Ala. and Cape Canaveral, Fla. participated in the annual ULA intern rocket program.
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  • NROL-44: Payload integrated to Delta IV Heavy rocket

    Aug 6, 2020, 12:18 PM
    ULA is preparing for our next mission, the launch of a Delta IV Heavy rocket for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) from Cape Canaveral on Aug. 26.
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  • New solid motors coming to Atlas in evolution to Vulcan Centaur

    Jul 21, 2020, 06:10 AM
    Building on the legacy of over a thousand Graphite Epoxy Motors (GEMs) that powered Delta rockets for 30 years, ULA has taken delivery of its first GEM 63 boosters from strategic partner Northrop Grumman to introduce a new era of solid motor propulsion into the Atlas V rocket system and prepare for Vulcan Centaur.
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  • New fairing for Atlas V is stepping stone to Vulcan Centaur

    Jul 13, 2020, 10:19 AM
    In another example of driving down cost while delivering the launch services our customers expect, ULA is transitioning to a new kind of payload fairing that is more affordable and easier to build. ULA technicians took delivery of the first one recently at Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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  • Mars 2020: Perseverance rover mounted atop Atlas V

    Jul 8, 2020, 12:00 PM
    The Atlas V rocket, ready to make its fifth launch to Mars for the scientific exploration and discovery at the red planet, is loaded with NASA's Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter to begin the Mars 2020 mission.
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  • Mars 2020: Atlas V completes countdown rehearsal

    Jun 24, 2020, 13:11 PM
    The United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket has achieved a major milestone in preparation to launch the Mars 2020 mission next month to investigate whether life ever existed on Mars.
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  • Rocket 101: What is WDR?

    Jun 22, 2020, 04:27 AM
    Practice is essential whether you are an athlete preparing for a big game, trying to master the skills of playing a musical instrument or launching a rocket during a narrow opportunity to reach another planet.
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  • Mars 2020: Atlas V stacked for continued launch preps

    Jun 11, 2020, 07:39 AM
    The United States is going back to Mars, and the powerful Atlas V rocket that will launch NASA's Perseverance rover to the red planet has been assembled for liftoff on July 20.
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  • RocketStars: Dave Kube ensures Atlas first stage is 'go'

    Jun 1, 2020, 11:03 AM
    From the moment an Atlas first stage arrives at Cape Canaveral until giving the "Go Atlas" call seconds before liftoff, ULA's David Kube works as the lead engineer managing all aspects to ready the stage for launch.
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  • Mars 2020: Atlas V rocket arrives at launch site

    May 19, 2020, 13:02 PM
    With less than two months until launch, the Atlas V rocket has arrived at Cape Canaveral from the factory for its mission to send NASA's Perseverance rover to Mars in search of ancient life.
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  • USSF-7: Atlas V launch dedicated to COVID-19 responders

    May 14, 2020, 12:27 PM
    Saturday's Atlas V launch of the United States Space Force-7 (USSF-7) mission exemplifies the American spirit that we can still do great things during difficult times.
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  • RocketStars: Atlas chief engineer with the familiar voice

    May 10, 2020, 07:11 AM
    From an auto mechanic to the chief engineer of the Atlas rocket fleet, Marty Malinowski has always been intrigued with what makes things tick.
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  • USSF-7: Payload mounted atop Atlas V for launch

    May 6, 2020, 09:11 AM
    The United States Space Force-7 (USSF-7) payload featuring the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle has been hoisted atop United Launch Alliance's next Atlas V rocket in preparation for launch on Saturday, May 16 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.
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  • USSF-7: Atlas V stacked for Space Force launch

    Apr 27, 2020, 06:02 AM
    A streamlined two-day process last week at Cape Canaveral assembled the Atlas V rocket to launch the United States Space Force-7 (USSF-7) mission.
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  • ULA teammates use 3D printing to fight spread of COVID-19

    Apr 9, 2020, 14:05 PM
    United Launch Alliance is known for launching technologies that save lives on the battlefield. However, a group of engineers, and President and CEO Tory Bruno, are also producing equipment that could save lives in hospitals across the country as public health officials work to slow the spread of the novel Coronavirus and COVID-19.
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