Tag: ULA

Photos: Boeing Starliner Successfully Launches to the International Space Station

Photos: Boeing Starliner Successfully Launches to the International Space Station
After a stuck thruster valve delayed the launch of the Boeing Starliner capsule in August 2021, the spacecraft successfully lifted off this past Thursday to the International Space Station (ISS) as part of the OFT-2 mission. Following the successful launch Starliner then autonomously docked to the ISS Friday afternoon. Starliner is carrying about 500 pounds... Read more »

Boeing's Starliner is Ready for Launch: How to Watch OFT-2

Boeing's Starliner is Ready for Launch: How to Watch OFT-2
Boeing and NASA are ready to launch the Starliner spacecraft to the International Space Station for Orbital Flight Test-2. The OFT-2 mission is meant to demonstrate the spacecraft’s ability to support crewed missions to the Space Station as part of NASA’s commercial crew program. Launch is scheduled for liftoff at 5:54pm CT on Thursday, May... Read more »

Photos: GOES-T Launches from Cape Canaveral

Photos: GOES-T Launches from Cape Canaveral
A ULA Atlas V rocket carrying the GOES-T weather satellite for NASA and NOAA launches to orbit from Cape Canaveral on Tuesday, March 1st, 2022.
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GOES-T Launches to Orbit for NOAA and NASA

GOES-T Launches to Orbit for NOAA and NASA
An Atlas V rocket launched the GOES-T weather satellite to space from Cape Canaveral at 3:38 pm CST today March 1st, 2022. The satellite is currently traveling through space on its way to orbit, which is about a three and a half hour mission after launch. Following the successful launch by ULA and NASA’s Launch... Read more »

NOAA’s Next Weather Satellite is Ready for Liftoff: How to Watch the GOES-T Launch

NOAA’s Next Weather Satellite is Ready for Liftoff: How to Watch the GOES-T Launch
NOAA is ready to launch the next weather satellite in its Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites- R Series, called GOES-T to orbit. The GOES-T satellite is launching on a ULA Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida on March 1st, 2022 at 3:38 p.m. CST. NASA will provide live launch coverage beginning... Read more »

NASA Ready to Explore the Trojan Asteroids: How to Watch the NASA Lucy Mission

NASA Ready to Explore the Trojan Asteroids: How to Watch the NASA Lucy Mission
NASA is ready to launch a 12 year mission to the Jupiter Trojan asteroids in order to learn more about the formation of our Solar System. The Lucy spacecraft is set to launch on a ULA Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida on October 16th, 2021 at 4:34 a.m. CDT.... Read more »
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Boeing's Starliner is Ready for Liftoff: How to Watch the OFT-2 Launch

Boeing's Starliner is Ready for Liftoff: How to Watch the OFT-2 Launch
NASA and Boeing are launching the Starliner spacecraft to the International Space Station on its second Orbital Flight Test (OFT-2) as part of the Commercial Crew Program (CCP). The mission is a test, so while the spacecraft is intended to launch crewed missions to the ISS this launch will be uncrewed. NASA is targeting Tuesday,... Read more »

Parker Solar Probe Explained: NASA's Mission to Touch the Sun

Parker Solar Probe Explained: NASA's Mission to Touch the Sun
NASA’s mission to touch the Sun is decades in the making, sending the Parker Solar Probe spacecraft directly into the Sun’s corona. Named after Chicago physicist Eugene Parker, the mission seeks to answer questions Parker set down in his groundbreaking paper theorizing the existence of solar wind back in 1958. The observations Parker Solar Probe... Read more »

ULA Announces Atlas V MUOS-5 Launch Delay Following OA-6 Data Anomaly

ULA Announces Atlas V MUOS-5 Launch Delay Following OA-6 Data Anomaly
United Launch Alliance (ULA) has just announced the delay of their MUOS-5 mission to no earlier than Thursday, May 12 following a data anomaly that occurred during the OA-6 mission earlier this week.  The Atlas V carrying MUOS-5 was originally scheduled to launch May 5th with a payload that includes the U.S. Navy’s 5th Mobile... Read more »
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