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NASA Selects United Launch Alliance’s Reliable Atlas V Rocket to Launch Lucy Mission to Jupiter’s Trojan Asteroids

NASA’s Launch Services Program announced today that it selected United Launch Alliance’s (ULA’s) proven Atlas V vehicle to launch the Lucy mission, which is the first mission to Jupiter’s swarm of Trojan asteroids. This award resulted from a competitive Launch Service Task Order evaluation under the NASA Launch Services II contract.


Wings Over the Rockies Announces Apollopalooza Festival

Colorado organization to host Apollo 11 anniversary celebration July 13th-20th- Denver-based Wings Over the Rockies (Wings), is proud to announce Apollopalooza, a regional celebration of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing and future of human space exploration on Saturday, July 13th through Saturday, July 20th, 2019.


Dream Chaser® Spacecraft Passes Key NASA Milestone Production of Orbital Spacecraft to Begin

Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) Dream Chaser spacecraft passed a key milestone for NASA’S Commercial Resupply Services 2 (CRS-2) contract, validating design performance and clearing the way for full spacecraft production. The milestone marks completion of Integration Review 4 (IR4) demonstrating NASA’s confidence in the safety and maturity of Dream Chaser’s design.


Lawmakers Recognized for Bipartisan Work in Support of Science

The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) congratulates Senators Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) and Gary Peters (D-Mich.) for winning the 2018 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Presidential Citation for Science and Society.


Lockheed Martin selected for NASA’s Commercial Lunar Lander payload services contract

Only company to build four successful Mars landers will offer commercial lunar payload deliveries.


New Sierra Nevada Corporation satellite to launch

Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) new satellite, Space Test Program Satellite #5 (STPSat-5), is scheduled to launch on Spaceflight’s SSO-A SmallSat Express mission from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California on Monday, November 19, 2018, creating a new opportunity for scientific research and development for the Department of Defense (DoD).


New Sierra Nevada Corporation satellite to launch (1)

Microsat to support Department of Defense experiments.


United Launch Alliance set to launch AEHF-4 for U.S. Air Force

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket is in final preparations to launch the fourth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) communications satellite for the U.S. Air Force.


New upper stage rocket engine a step closer to reality

Sierra Nevada Corporation and Air Force Research Lab securing contract.


Lockheed Martin selects industry mission payload providers for Next Gen OPIR missile warning system

Key suppliers for “Go Fast” program selected just 45 days from prime contract award.