Tag: United Launch Alliance

Boeing Starliner Stunning Blast Off on Long Delayed Critical Uncrewed Test Flight for NASA to Space Station: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER/CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL – Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner human rated crew capsule magnificently blasted off at last atop a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket, Wednesday evening, May 19,  on a long delayed and high stakes uncrewed test flight for NASA from launch pad 41 on Cape Canaveral Space Force Station

Boeing Starliner Rolls Out to Launch Pad on High Stakes Test Flight for NASA to the International Space Station: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER/CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL – Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner crew capsule integrated atop a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket rolled out from the ULA Vertical Integration Facility (VIF) to launch pad 41 on Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida, Wednesday morning, May 18, in anticipation of the critical uncrewed launch

NASA NOAA Advanced GOES-T Weather Satellite Rolls to Pad 41 for March 1 Launch: Watch Live/Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL –  America’s newest and most powerful weather observation satellite dubbed GOES-T and which is a joint collaboration between NASA and NOAA  rolled out to its launch pad atop a powerful United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket this morning, Monday, Feb. 28, and is targeting liftoff on Tuesday afternoon, March 1, from Florida’s

ULA ‘Big Slider’ Atlas V Rocket Delivers Twin Space Force ‘Neighborhood Watch’ Surveillance Satellites to Orbit: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL –  The unflown ‘Big Slider’ version of ULA’s Atlas V rocket made its maiden and lone launch and successfully delivered a twin pair of once-classified military tracking surveillance satellites that observe other already orbiting satellites akin to a ‘Neighborhood Watch’ to near-geosynchronous orbit    for the U.S. Space Force during a

Unflown ULA ‘Big Slider’ Atlas V Rocket Ready for Launch Debut with Twin Space Force Surveillance Satellites: Watch Live/Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL –  The unflown ‘Big Slider’ version of ULA’s Atlas V rocket is ready to make its launch debut Friday afternoon, Jan. 21, carrying a twin pair of classified military tracking surveillance satellites to orbit for the U.S. Space Force for the firm’s 1st launch of 2022 – and its from

Flawless ULA Atlas V Launch Delivers STP-3 Payloads Direct to GSO for National Security and NASA on Longest Mission: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL –  A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket launched overnight before dawn Tuesday, Dec. 7 on a flawless mission delivering the $1 Billion STP-3 space technology demonstration mission including two co-manifested satellites facilitating both U.S national security with a nuclear detonation detection payload and NASA high speed communications research

ULA Retargets Atlas V STP-3 Mission Launch for Space Force and NASA to Overnight Dec. 7 After Fuel Leak: Watch Live/Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL –   United Launch Alliance (ULA) is retargeting the Atlas V rocket launch of the $1 Billion STP-3 space technology demonstration mission facilitating both U.S national security and NASA high speed communications research for overnight early Tuesday morning, Dec. 7, following two back-to-back scrubs when a leak of RP-1 propellant was

SCRUB! ULA Atlas V Was Ready for Overnight Dec. 5 Launch on STP-3 Mission for Space Force and NASA: Photos

CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL – BREAKING NEWS:  Just as I was writing this preview story for the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket launch of the $1 Billion STP-3 space technology demonstration mission aiding both U.S national security and NASA high speed communications research scheduled for overnight Sunday morning, Dec. 5, the company just announced at least

Lucy Asteroid Probe Healthy as NASA Continues to Assess Solar Array Issue

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER/CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL – Following a successful and flawless launch on Oct. 16, 2021 on a ULA Atlas V rocket, initial analysis of NASA’s Lucy asteroid explorer on a mission to investigate Jupiter’s heretofore unexplored Trojans showed the spacecraft was healthy, stable and systems operating well following separation from the upper

ULA Atlas V Launches Lovely Lucy in the Sky on Historic NASA Trek to Traverse Jupiter’s Trojan Asteroids: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER/CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL – NASA’s lovely Lucy asteroid expedition spacecraft launched into the dark predawn skies Saturday, Oct. 16 on a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V Carrier rocket from Florida’s Space Coast on a historic 1st ever trek to traverse and explore Jupiter’s pristine Trojan asteroids. With many singing and