Tag Archives: Atlas V

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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Johns Hopkins APL Launches CubeSat to Support Earth Radiation Imbalance Research

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 28, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory new CubeSat, was onboard the United Launch Alliance‘s Atlas V rocket that launched from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on November 11th, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Radiometer Assessment using Vertically Aligned Nanotubes will work to measure …

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DigitalGlobe Deploys Lockheed-Made WorldView-4 Imaging Satellite; Rick Ambrose Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 15, 2016 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has launched its new Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) commercial imaging satellite onboard an Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The WorldView-4 satellite will work to increase the number of images in DigitalGlobe’s commercial satellite …

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ULA Gets $861M Contract Modification to Continue Support for Air Force EELV Missions

United Launch Alliance has received an $860.8 million contract modification to help the  U.S. Air Force carry out Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle missions in fiscal year 2017. The Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint venture will continue to provide Delta IV and Atlas V rockets as well as perform systems engineering, integration,   …

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ULA to Launch DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-4 Satellite on Sept. 26

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 21, 2016 — DigitalGlobe‘s (NYSE: DGI) WorldView-4 imaging satellite will launch to space no earlier than Sept. 26 to capture panchromatic- and multispectral-resolution images of Earth, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. United Launch Alliance said Sunday the launch of the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) satellite aboard an Atlas V rocket has …

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Lockheed Martin to Launch DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-4 Satellite on Sept. 16

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 15, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will launch DigitalGlobe‘s (NYSE: DGI) WorldView-4 imaging satellite aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Sept. 16, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The satellite is expected to reach a sun-synchronous orbit following liftoff and capture high-resolution …

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NASA Clears Lockheed-Built OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft for Sept. 8 Launch

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 8, 2016 — The Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security – Regolith Explorer spacecraft will launch on Sept. 8 after NASA cleared it following a launch readiness evaluation, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Space News reported Tuesday OSIRIS-REx will launch aboard an Atlas V rocket for its mission to collect samples …

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