Atlas V Hardware for SBIRS GEO-5 Arrives in Florida, Ahead of NET 17 May Launch

@ULALaunch welcomes #AtlasV & #Centaur flight hardware to the Cape for @SpaceForceDoD #SBIRS launch NET 17 May. […]

ULA, SpaceX Win Four National Security Missions in FY23

@ULALaunch & @SpaceX have won contracts worth $385 million to launch 4 National Security Space Launch (NSSL) payloads in FY23. […]

Boeing Starliner Set for 25 March Atlas V Launch, STP-3 Mission Delayed

@NASA, @ULALaunch & @Boeing are targeting NET 25 March for CST-100 Starliner test flight to @Space_Station, as STPSat-3 mission slips for “launch readiness evaluations”. […]

As Critical Mission Element Passes Review, Next Landsat Prepares to Shine

@NASA_Landsat #Landsat9 mission draws one step closer to Sept 2021 launch, with successful design review completion of ESPA Flight System (EFS). […]

SBIRS GEO-5 Declared Complete, As GPS III-04 Finishes On-Orbit Checkout in Record Time

@LockheedMartin has completed @AF_SMC’s next #SBIRS infrared early warning guardian in record time & put most recent #GPSIII satellite for @SpaceForceDoD through testing in record time. […]

SpaceX Targets Sunset Thursday for 20th Falcon 9 Mission of 2020

@SpaceX will launch a brand-new #Falcon9 core just after sunset Thursday, to deliver #GPSIII into orbit for @SpaceForceDoD. […]

Atlas V for USSF-8 Mission Arrives in Florida, As ULA Manifest Shapes Up

@ULALaunch has welcomed #MightyAtlas hardware for @SpaceForceDoD #USSF8 mission to Florida. Launch targeted for early next year. […]

Boeing-Built WGS-11+ Satellite Passes Major Review, Heads into Production Next Year

@Boeing & @AF_SMC have completed 1st-ever, all-virtual Preliminary Design Review for #WGS11+ satellite, due for launch later this decade. […]

SpaceX Readies for Four-Flight September, Crew Dragon Boosters to Fly Again

With 1 launch already in the bag, @SpaceX is readying for up to 4 #Falcon9 launches in Sept, including the critical #GPSIII04 for @SpaceForceDoD […]

Mighty Atlas Launches Secretive X-37B Spaceplane for US Space Force

Atlas V lifts off from Cape Canaveral with the X-37B OTV spaceplane on the USSF-7 mission. Credit: ULA

Following a one-day scrub on Saturday, United Launch Alliance (ULA) successfully despatched its third Atlas V of the year early Sunday, 17 May, to deliver the highly secretive X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV) mini-shuttle into low-Earth […]