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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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ULA Gets $832M Contract Modification Under Air Force Expendable Launch Vehicle Program

United Launch Alliance has received a potential one-year, $832.4 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to continue to provide program management and mission assurance support for the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle program. The Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint venture will also perform systems engineering, vehicle integration, launch infrastructure sustainment and …

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Air Force Moves Launch of 2 Lockheed Martin-Built Satellites to 2018

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 7, 2017 — Two Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) U.S. Air Force satellites have been rescheduled to launch in 2018 aboard United Launch Alliance Atlas V rockets, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Spaceflight Now reported Wednesday the fourth Space Based Infrared System missile warning satellite will launch on Jan. 18 instead of Nov. 9 because …

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ULA Lands $208M USAF Modification for Atlas V Launch Vehicle Production Services

United Launch Alliance has received a potential $208.1 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to continue to provide launch vehicle production support for a new Atlas V rocket configuration. The Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint venture will provide an Atlas V 551 rocket configuration, solid rocket booster …

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Orbital ATK Spacecraft Launches to Bring Cargo to International Space Station

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 20, 2017 — An Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft has launched Tuesday aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket to transport cargo to the International Space Station as part of its Commercial Resupply Services-1 contract with NASA, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the spacecraft …

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Orbital ATK-Built Spacecraft to Launch April 18 for 7th Cargo Resupply Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 17, 2017 — An Orbital ATK-built (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft nicknamed S.S. John Glenn will launch to the International Space Station on April 18 as part of the company’s seventh cargo resupply mission with NASA, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The space agency said Wednesday an Atlas V rocket will launch S.S. John …

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Air Force Issues $147M Contract Funds for ULA Atlas V 551 Launch Vehicle Production

United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has received $146.5 million in contract funds from the U.S. Air Force to provide launch vehicle production services for a new Atlas V configuration. The Defense Department said Friday that ULA will provide an Atlas V 551 rocket configuration and payload fairing and transportation under …

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NASA Targets March 19 Launch Date for Orbital ATK’s 7th ISS Cargo Delivery Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 7, 2017 — NASA looks to launch an Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft on March 19 for the company’s seventh commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The space agency said Friday the spacecraft will be launched aboard a United Launch Alliance-built Atlas V rocket …

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Air Force Launches Latest Lockheed-Built Missile Warning Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 24, 2017 — The U.S. Air Force has launched the third Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) missile warning satellite that will work to perform infrared surveillance and provide global situation awareness to the U.S. and its allies, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Space Based Infrared System GEO Flight 3 satellite was launched aboard …

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NASA to Launch Orbital ATK-Built Spacecraft From Florida Launch Site

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 9, 2016 — NASA is set to launch an Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft onboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida, in spring 2017, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The spacecraft will be used for the seventh cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station, Daily Press reported …

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