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A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket successfully launched NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite payload at 9:33 p.m. EST today from Space Launch Complex-41.

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) lifted off from Space Launch Complex-3 on Dec. 5 at 11:14 p.m. PST.

50th Anniversary of the Launch of Centaur

United Launch Alliance (ULA) celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first successful launch of the Centaur upper stage during the Ohio Aerospace Institute event on Nov. 22. Centaur was recognized as the hallmark of innovative design and engineering excellence.

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) spacecraft lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 here at 1:28 p.m. EST today. This was ULA's 10th launch of the year and marks the 41st Atlas V mission and the 76th launch for ULA.

XCOR Aerospace and United Launch Alliance announced significant progress today in the XCOR/ULA liquid hydrogen (LH2) engine development program.

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the Advanced Extremely High Frequency-3 (AEHF-3) satellite for the United States Air Force lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 here at 4:10 a.m. EDT today. This was ULA's 9th launch of an ambitious 12 mission schedule for the year and marks the 40th Atlas V mission and the 75th launch for ULA.

Delta IV Heavy Launches NRO Payload

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) lifted off from Space Launch Complex-6 here at 11:03 a.m. PDT Wednesday. Designated NROL-65, the mission is in support of national defense. This is ULA's eighth launch in 2013, the 24th Delta IV mission and the second Delta IV Heavy launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base.

The U.S. Navy's second Mobile User Objective System (MUOS-2) satellite, encapsulated inside a 5-meter diameter payload fairing, is mated to a United Launch Alliance Atlas V booster in preparation for launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla..

United Launch Alliance (ULA) successfully completed the Preliminary Design Review (PDR) and initial round of development testing for the Dual Engine Centaur in support of NASA's Commercial Crew Program.

United Space Alliance released this video today to commemorate 20 years of the Delat II launching GPS satellites.