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ULA to Support NRO Launch Mission Two Under $149M Contract Modification

United Launch Alliance has received a $149.4M contract modification to manufacture a Delta IV heavy-lift rocket variant for the U.S. Air Force’s National Security Space Launch program. The modification increases the total value of a previously awarded contract to $449.8M and tasks the Boeing (NYSE: BA)-Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint …

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Air Force Seeks Bids for Launch Service Procurement Phase 2 Contracts

The U.S. Air Force has issued a solicitation for the second phase of the Launch Service Procurement program, which seeks to award fixed-price contracts to two domestic commercial service providers that can launch national security payloads through 2027. “We must move forward now. We are answering Congress’ 2014 directive to …

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ULA to Help Launch Three Nat’l Security Space Missions Under $442M USAF Contract

United Launch Alliance, the joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has won a potential $441.7M contract to help the U.S. Air Force send three national security satellites into space with the Atlas V rocket. The contracting division at the Space and Missile Systems Center’s launch systems enterprise directorate …

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ULA to Help Launch First NASA Mission to Jupiter’s Trojan Asteroids; Tory Bruno Quoted

United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has been selected to provide launch services for NASA’s first mission to study the Trojan asteroids orbiting with Jupiter. ULA said Thursday it will deploy an Atlas V 401 rocket to send the Lucy spacecraft in October 2021 from Cape Canaveral …

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ULA Gets $152M Contract for Rocket Launch Services to NRO Mission; Tory Bruno Quoted

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) joint venture United Launch Alliance has received a potential $152.4M contract to produce a heavy rocket for the National Reconnaissance Office‘s Launch Mission One. The Defense Department said Wednesday ULA will help the agency launch the mission with a heavy configuration of the Delta IV Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle. The U.S. …

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ULA Awarded $867M to Sustain Launch Vehicles for Air Force EELV Program

United Launch Alliance has received an $867M contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to maintain and sustain launch infrastructure for the Atlas V and Delta IV rockets that support national security space missions. Work also covers Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle program management, mission integration and assurance, rocket depreciation and …

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Northrop-Built ICESat-2 Spacecraft Set for Sept. 15 Launch Under NASA Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 10, 2018 — A Northrop Grumman-built (NYSE: NOC) spacecraft is scheduled to launch Sept. 15 from Vandenberg Air Force Base to perform a mission for NASA that aims to collect data on Earth’s changing terrain, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The space agency said Wednesday the Ice, Cloud and land …

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SpaceX Wins $130M Air Force Launch Services Contract; Gwynne Shotwell Comments

SpaceX has received a potential two-year, $130 million contract to bring into orbit a U.S. Air Force satellite. The firm-fixed-price contract covers launch vehicle manufacturing, spaceflight worthiness activities, integration and launch operations support for the Air Force Space Command-52 satellite, the Defense Department said Thursday. The service’s space and missile …

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VIDEO: Atlas 5 rocket Launches on Air Force Space Command Mission

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas 5 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Saturday (April 14) carrying a multi-satellite military payload, the joint venture Lockheed Martin/Boeing space company said in a statement. Weekend tourists could be seen along the beach watching the 20-story rocket generating some 2.5 million …

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ULA Launches Orbital ATK-Built Satellites for Air Force Mission; Chris Long Comments

An experimental satellite that Orbital ATK built for the U.S. Air Force took off Saturday aboard United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Orbital ATK said Sunday the ESPA Augmented Geostationary Laboratory Experiment satellite that launched as part of the Air Force Space …

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