Top News on United Launch Alliance

  • SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket approved to launch US military satellites


    The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket has been certified by the US military to put its most important satellites on orbit, injecting long-awaited competition into the multibillion-dollar American national security space launch market that has been dominated for almost a decade by United Launch Alliance.


  • Other News for United Launch Alliance

  • ​USAF doing more to help foreign sales of American aircraft


    The US Air Force’s top acquisition executive says the service wants to do more to support the sale of American-made...


  • SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket approved to launch US military satellites


    The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket has been certified by the US military to put its most important satellites on orbit,...


  • Blue Origin 'one step closer' to suborbital space flights


    ​US rocket developer Blue Origin is preparing to start test flights “later this year” of a human-rated suborbital...


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  • ​USAF doing more to help foreign sales of American aircraft

    News | 10 Jul 2015 15:43 | James Drew

    The US Air Force’s top acquisition executive says the service wants to do more to support the sale of American-made aircraft and parts abroad, and one proposal that is gaining momentum is to complete airworthiness certification even before foreign military sales (FMS) case emerges.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-doing-more-to-help-foreign-sales-of-American-aircraft-414519/
  • ANALYSIS: Are reusable rockets a dream ticket to space?

    News | 19 Jun 2015 08:44 | Dan Thisdell

    A rocket flight to orbit costs many tens of millions of dollars, so engineers with an eye to cutting costs are hoping to reuse some launcher componentshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Are-reusable-rockets-a-dream-ticket-to-space-413317/
  • ANALYSIS: Europe's space vision soars – out there and on the ground

    News | 08 Jun 2015 09:06 | Dan Thisdell

    ​By any standard, ESA enjoyed a glorious year in 2014 – but this year has not disappointedhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Europes-space-vision-soars-out-there-and-on-the-ground-412212/
  • SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket approved to launch US military satellites

    News | 27 May 2015 04:18 | James Drew

    The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket has been certified by the US military to put its most important satellites on orbit, injecting long-awaited competition into the multibillion-dollar American national security space launch market that has been dominated for almost a decade by United Launch Alliance.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SpaceXs-Falcon-9-rocket-approved-to-launch-US-military-satellites-412774/
  • Blue Origin suborbital dream off the ground with maiden flight

    News | 30 Apr 2015 17:58 | Dan Thisdell

    ​US rocket developer Blue Origin yesterday took a major step toward entering the commercial suborbital flight market with the first test flight of its New Shepard capsule and BE-3 launcher.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Blue-Origin-suborbital-dream-off-the-ground-with-maiden-flight-411802/
  • Blue Origin 'one step closer' to suborbital space flights

    News | 08 Apr 2015 10:00 | Dan Thisdell

    ​US rocket developer Blue Origin is preparing to start test flights “later this year” of a human-rated suborbital spacecraft following completion of acceptance tests of a reusable engine for vertical launches.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Blue-Origin-one-step-closer-to-suborbital-space-flights-410940/