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Showing posts with label United Launch Alliance (ULA). Show all posts
Showing posts with label United Launch Alliance (ULA). Show all posts

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Northrop Grumman successfully completes first qualification test of new rocket motor for ULA Atlas V


Northrop Grumman successfully completes first qualification test of new rocket motor for ULA Atlas V


Article Excerpt: "... Northrop Grumman conducted its first ground test of a 63-inch diameter Graphite Epoxy Motor (GEM 63) Sept. 20 in Promontory, Utah. Utilizing advanced technologies, the company developed this new rocket motor for use on the United Launch Alliance Atlas V launch vehicle ..."


Reference: www.aerotechnews.com

Saturday, April 14, 2018

ULA notches another successful mission with flight of USAF payloads on AFSPC-11


ULA notches another successful mission with flight of USAF payloads on AFSPC-11


Article Excerpt: "... The April 14, 2018, AFSPC-11 mission was a classified one, however, carried out on behalf of the United States Air Force. The Colorado-based company’s AV-079 Atlas V lifted off at 7:13 p.m. EDT (11:13 GMT) from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida to deliver two U.S. Air Force payloads to a geostationary Earth orbit (GEO ..."


Reference: www.spaceflightinsider.com

Saturday, January 20, 2018

United Launch Alliance successfully launches Atlas V rocket


United Launch Alliance successfully launches Atlas V rocket


Article Excerpt: "... mission was launched aboard an Atlas V Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) 411 configuration vehicle, which includes a 4-meter large Payload Fairing (PLF). The Atlas booster for this mission was powered by the RD AMROSS RD-180 engine. Aerojet Rocketdyne provided the AJ-60A solid rocket booster (SRB) and RL10C-1 engine for the Centaur upper stage ..."


Reference: www.wptv.com

Friday, January 12, 2018

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches NROL-47 Mission for the National Reconnaissance Office


United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches NROL-47 Mission for the National Reconnaissance Office


Article Excerpt: "... A single RL10B-2 liquid hydrogen/liquid oxygen engine powered the second stage. The booster and upper stage engines are both built by Aerojet Rocketdyne. ULA constructed the Delta IV Medium+ (5,2) launch vehicle in Decatur, Ala. This is ULA's first launch in 2018 and the 124th successful launch since the company was formed in December 2006 ..."


Reference: www.prnewswire.com