Atlas V Starliner 2017: Preparing to Launch Astronauts to the Space Station

United Launch Alliance is thrilled to be working with Boeing to launch astronauts aboard Boeing’s Starliner atop ULA’s #AtlasV rocket. Here’s what’s in store for 2017 as we prepare to launch astronauts to the Space Station beginning in 2018.

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Vulcan Centaur and Vulcan ACES: Building America’s Next Ride to Space

Vulcan Centaur and Vulcan ACES are the future of U.S. rocket design and manufacturing. As the team prepares for Vulcan Centaur launch in 2019, the team looks ahead to key 2017 activities and milestones, including booster engine downselect, critical design review (CDR) and changes at the launch and production sites.

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Building on ULA’s Heritage, Setting the Pace for the Future of Space Launch

As a new era dawns, ULA continues to set the pace in space launch. Building on a heritage extending to the early days of American space launch, ULA is bringing future innovations to the table to support human launch from American soil and next-generation technology that will create transportation infrastructure to support a permanent human presence in space.

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Rocket Launch 360: Atlas V Starliner

3,2,1…liftoff! Take a trip to the International Space Station aboard Boeing’s Starliner capsule after launch on the United Launch Alliance Atlas V. Walk across the launch pad, experience the view from the top of the Crew Access Tower and get ready to give your go as you prepare for launch and your time on station. Go Atlas V! Go Centaur! Go Starliner!

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Atlas V OA-7 Launch Highlights

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket lifts off with the OA-7 resupply spacecraft to the International Space Station. The OA-7 mission represents the first execution of a RapidLaunch™ service contract, with contractual agreements being finalized 5 months ago.

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Rocket Launch 360: Atlas V OA-7

Watch as ULA’s Atlas V rocket blasts off — in 360 — with the OA-7 mission for Orbital ATk and NASA from a lightning tower at Space Launch COmplex-41. The mission, carrying supplies and science to the International Space Station, launched on April 18, 2017, and reached the ISS on April 22.

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