United Launch Alliance

United Launch Alliance

United Launch Alliance is a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Boeing

United Launch Alliance is a company that looks to provide launch services and spacecrafts to the United States government. The company was founded in 2006, in Centennial, Colorado, United States.

The company has had a combined amount of 135 consecutive launches between their Atlas and Delta rocket families, which have been launching since 2006. The company is interested in introducing a new line of rockets known as the Vulcan family. United Launch Alliance holds its program management, engineering, testing, and mission support functions at their headquarters in Denver, Colorado, United States. With manufacturing, integration operations, and assembly they work from Decatur, Alabama, and Harlingen, Texas. Launching operations take place in either Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, or the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

The company launched a mission to Mars at the end of July, 2020 from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. They used an Atlas V rocket to carry the Preseverance rover for Nasa, making this trip the 20th time ULA has been to Mars. The Atlas V rocket was equipped with a 541 configuration, with four solid rocket boosters, and a total of five satellites in order to make its ten month journey.

Timeline

July 30, 2020

Atlas V Mars mission was launched to land the Preseverance rover on the surface of Mars

December 14, 2006

United Launch Alliance launched its first mission, the Delta II NROL-21

Funding rounds

Funding round
Funding type
Funding round amount (USD)
Funding round date
Investment
United Launch Alliance, Grant funding, August 2018
13,900,000
August 2018
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

David Lang

VP, CFO

John Elbon

COO

Salvatore Tory Bruno

President, CEO

Tom Glaub

CFO

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

About ULA

Web

ULA | United Launch Alliance

Web

United Launch Alliance - Crunchbase Company Profile & Funding

Web

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

United Launch Alliance

Salvatore Tory Bruno

Centennial, Colorado, United States

Rocket Launching for NASA and US government

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Eric Berger
November 6, 2020
Ars Technica
"We thought there was tremendous value."
Eric Berger
November 4, 2020
Ars Technica
Rocket will try out new boosters on this launch.
Eric Berger
October 1, 2020
Ars Technica
"The reduced Delta launch tempo is certainly a factor."
Eric Berger
September 11, 2020
Ars Technica
"We believe the current providers address the plans we have today for the near future."
Eric Berger
August 26, 2020
Ars Technica
Ready to see that pre-liftoff fireball.
Eric Berger
August 21, 2020
Ars Technica
"There have been some issues that have been uncovered just recently."
Loren Grush
May 15, 2020
The Verge
The Air Force's mysterious spy spaceplane, X-37B, is slated to launch its sixth mission to Earth orbit on May 16th. Its exact purpose is a secret, though the Air Force says the vehicle will be carrying a number of experiments on this trip and testing out new systems in space before returning them to Earth.
Eric Berger
April 17, 2020
Ars Technica
"That's the acid test."
Marcia Dunn / AP
March 27, 2020
Time
The newly established U.S. Space Force launched its first national security satellite Thursday with a leaner staff because of the coronavirus pandemic
Marcia Dunn
March 26, 2020
CTVNews
The newly established U.S. Space Force launched its first national security satellite Thursday with a leaner staff because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Eric Berger
March 26, 2020
Ars Technica
So far, Covid-19 has yet to substantially slow activity at the military's spaceports.
Eric Berger
January 3, 2020
Ars Technica
Can America break China's global lead in annual orbital missions?
Eric Berger
November 1, 2019
Ars Technica
"They're two years older than us, and they have yet to reach orbit."
Eric Berger
September 20, 2019
Ars Technica
"We don't want to rely on just one system."
Eric Berger
August 23, 2019
Ars Technica
Four different Chinese companies have launched rockets in the last 10 months.
By MARCIA DUNN
August 22, 2019
AP NEWS
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- A rocket that's the last of its kind delivered the newest, most powerful GPS satellite to orbit for the Air Force on Thursday.
Joey Roulette
August 8, 2019
U.S.
United Launch Alliance, a joint venture between Boeing Co and Lockheed Martin Corp, blasted off into space on Thursday morning, one of the final satellites for the U.S. Air Force's new secure communications network.

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