Tag Archives: Gary Wentz

ULA Preps Atlas V Rocket for Fourth AEHF Military Comms Satellite Launch; Gary Wentz Quoted

United Launch Alliance has begun final preparations to launch a Lockheed Martin-built military communications satellite for the U.S. Air Force on Wednesday at Cape Canaveral AF Station in Florida. ULA said Friday its Atlas V 551 rocket will carry the fourth Advanced Extremely High Frequency spacecraft designed to help command and tactical forces transmit data. …

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ULA Updates Atlas V Aerodynamic Configuration for Boeing CST-100 Spacecraft; Gary Wentz Comments

Boeing and Lockheed Martin‘s joint venture United Launch Alliance has updated the aerodynamic configuration of a rocket designed to launch a crew capsule Boeing is building for NASA‘s Commercial Crew Program. ULA said Thursday the new Atlas V configuration will incorporate an aeroskirt aft of the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft in efforts to extend the vehicle’s service module cylindrical surface and help manage loads margins …

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