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The launch campaign for the inaugural flight of the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Vulcan rocket is underway with initial stacking operations in the Vertical Integration Facility (VIF) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. Launch site preps for the...
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the Protoflight mission for Amazon’s Project Kuiper lifted off on Oct. 6 at 2:06 p.m. EDT from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. To date, ULA has...
NAME // Devon Shafer TITLE // Systems Test Engineer, Mechanical OSE LOCATION // Cape Canaveral, FLROLE IN THE MISSION // "I am a systems test engineer in mechanical operations. My primary responsibilities include system readiness for the ground wind damper, Launch Vehicle...
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket stands ready to launch prototype spacecraft for Amazon's Project Kuiper, a satellite network that will provide fast, affordable broadband to unserved and underserved communities around the world. The encapsulated payload arrived at...
iRocket, the Innovative Rocket Technologies Inc., has been granted an additional $1.8 million in funding by the U.S. Space Force to further develop its reusable rocket engine. This funding comes as part of a Phase II SBIR contract and...
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket carrying the NROL-68 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) lifted off on June 22 at 5:18 a.m. EDT from Space Launch Complex-37 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. To date,...
Once a pastry chef and now a respected rocket scientist, Steen Vecchi is the vehicle systems engineer for the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy that will perform another critical mission for U.S. national security on June 21. Launch...
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket and its U.S. national security payload are vertically integrated atop their launch pad for the upcoming NROL-68 mission in service to the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and support from the...
By Tory BrunoOrbital debris has become something that we must urgently deal with. It is not tomorrow’s problem. It is today’s issue. Fortunately, it’s not entirely new ground (no pun intended). It does not require a fundamentally new approach....
United Launch Alliance (ULA) is preparing for the Flight Readiness Firing (FRF) of the Vulcan rocket as a validation of the fully integrated vehicle at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida. FRF demonstrates the day of launch timelines and procedures,...