Top News on Atlas V

  • Sierra Nevada loses appeal against NASA Commercial Crew choice


    ​The US Government Accountability Office has put an end to Sierra Nevada Corporation’s dream of providing NASA with a lifting body spaceplane as part of the agency’s plan to replace the Space Shuttle’s astronaut-transport capability with spacecraft provided by the private sector.


  • Other News for Atlas V

  • Sierra Nevada loses appeal against NASA Commercial Crew choice


    ​The US Government Accountability Office has put an end to Sierra Nevada Corporation’s dream of providing NASA with a...


  • SpaceX hits milestone in bid for reusable rockets


    ​SpaceX passed a milestone in its bid to develop reusable rockets with an apparently successful soft splashdown and...


  • US military communications satellite launched


    United Launch Alliance (ULA) has launched an Atlas V containing the third Advanced Extremely High-Frequency...


  • News Listings for Atlas V

  • Sierra Nevada loses appeal against NASA Commercial Crew choice

    News | 07 Jan 2015 15:53 | Dan Thisdell

    ​The US Government Accountability Office has put an end to Sierra Nevada Corporation’s dream of providing NASA with a lifting body spaceplane as part of the agency’s plan to replace the Space Shuttle’s astronaut-transport capability with spacecraft provided by the private sector.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Sierra-Nevada-loses-appeal-against-NASA-Commercial-Crew-choice-407684/
  • ATK joins race to develop next-generation USAF launcher

    News | 24 Sep 2014 16:24 | Dan Thisdell

    ​US propulsion specialist ATK has thrown its hat in the ring to develop the next generation of American rocket engine, to replace the Russian-supplied RD-180 motor for United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ATK-joins-race-to-develop-next-generation-USAF-launcher-404099/
  • ANALYSIS: USAF push to oust Russian rockets turning into high-stakes contest

    News | 24 Sep 2014 15:32 | Dan Thisdell

    ​A US Air Force drive to end its reliance on Russian rocket motors is turning into a high-stakes competition between rival technologies, with propulsion specialist ATK throwing its hat into the ring just a week after United Launch Alliance and Blue Origin agreed to jointly fund development of a new, all-American engine.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-USAF-push-to-oust-Russian-rockets-turning-into-high-stakes-contest-404097/
  • Russia hits back at Ukraine sanctions with blow to US space programme

    News | 15 May 2014 04:39 | Dan Thisdell

    N/Ahttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Russia-hits-back-at-Ukraine-sanctions-with-blow-to-US-space-programme-399295/
  • SpaceX hits milestone in bid for reusable rockets

    News | 24 Apr 2014 12:34 | Dan Thisdell

    ​SpaceX passed a milestone in its bid to develop reusable rockets with an apparently successful soft splashdown and recovery of the main stage of the Falcon 9 vehicle that went on to deliver a Dragon cargo capsule to the International Space Station.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SpaceX-hits-milestone-in-bid-for-reusable-rockets-398531/
  • US military communications satellite launched

    News | 18 Sep 2013 14:00

    United Launch Alliance (ULA) has launched an Atlas V containing the third Advanced Extremely High-Frequency communications satellite (AEHF-3) for the US...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-military-communications-satellite-launched-390689/