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  • Northrop to Increase GEM Solid Rocket Booster Production Under $2B Contract With ULA - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop to Increase GEM Solid Rocket Booster Production Under $2B Contract With ULA

    Northrop Grumman has received a potential $2 billion contract from United Launch Alliance to ramp up production of Graphite Epoxy Motor and extended length variation solid rocket boosters for ULA’s Atlas and Vulcan Centaur launch vehicles. The multiyear contract with ULA will also allow Northrop to modernize and expand tooling and existing facilities, Northrop said […] More

  • Boeing’s Starliner Completes Uncrewed Orbital Flight Test - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing’s Starliner Completes Uncrewed Orbital Flight Test

    The Boeing-built CST-100 Starliner spacecraft returned to Earth Wednesday by landing at the U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico, marking the completion of the vehicle’s unmanned Orbital Flight Test-2 mission to the International Space Station with NASA. “With the completion of OFT-2, we will incorporate lessons learned and continue working to prepare […] More

  • Boeing's Starliner Spacecraft Reaches International Space Station - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing’s Starliner Spacecraft Reaches International Space Station

    The Boeing-built CST-100 Starliner spacecraft completed its docking to the International Space Station Friday as part of the Orbital Flight Test-2 mission under a partnership with NASA. The reusable spacecraft reached the ISS a day after it launched atop a United Launch Alliance-made Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida, Boeing […] More

  • Boeing's Starliner Spacecraft Begins 2nd Orbital Flight Test - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing’s Starliner Spacecraft Begins 2nd Orbital Flight Test

    A Boeing-built reusable spacecraft carrying more than 800 pounds of crew supplies and cargo lifted off Thursday as part of the Orbital Flight Test-2 mission to the International Space Station under a partnership with NASA. The CST-100 Starliner spacecraft launched aboard a United Launch Alliance-made Atlas V rocket from a space launch complex at Cape […] More

  • ULA Orders Over 110 Aerojet Rocketdyne RL10C-X Engines for Vulcan Centaur Rocket - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ULA Orders Over 110 Aerojet Rocketdyne RL10C-X Engines for Vulcan Centaur Rocket

    Aerojet Rocketdyne has received a contract from United Launch Alliance for the procurement of RL10C-X engines that will be used to power the upper stages of the latter’s Vulcan Centaur rocket. The Florida-based propulsion system manufacturer said Monday it will supply 116 engines to ULA under what is currently the RL10 program’s largest contract. ULA […] More

  • ULA's Vulcan Rocket to Send Amazon Internet Satellites to Space; Tory Bruno Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ULA’s Vulcan Rocket to Send Amazon Internet Satellites to Space; Tory Bruno Quoted

    United Launch Alliance will now provide Amazon with launch services that would cover nearly 50 missions to send broadband satellites into low-Earth orbit for the latter’s Kuiper constellation. ULA said Tuesday its upcoming Vulcan Centaur two-stage heavy-lift vehicle will conduct 38 liftoff operations from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida for the Amazon initiative […] More

  • ULA, NASA Lift GOES-T Weather Satellite to Space - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ULA, NASA Lift GOES-T Weather Satellite to Space

    NASA and United Launch Alliance have launched the third satellite of a constellation designed to gather weather data for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The GOES-T unit, part of the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite series, lifted off on Tuesday aboard ULA’s Atlas V rocket from the Florida-based Canaveral Space Force Station, NASA said Wednesday. […] More

  • ULA's Atlas V Rocket to Send NOAA's GOES-T Weather Satellite to Space on March 1 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ULA’s Atlas V Rocket to Send NOAA’s GOES-T Weather Satellite to Space on March 1

    A United Launch Alliance rocket is in its final preparation phase for the launch of the third weather observation spacecraft under the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R Series. The Atlas V rocket will lift off on Tuesday from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida and send the GOES-T satellite to […] More

  • ULA Adds Kansas-Based Milling Precision to Atlas V Rocket Supplier Network - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ULA Adds Kansas-Based Milling Precision to Atlas V Rocket Supplier Network

    United Launch Alliance has awarded Wichita, Kansas-based company Milling Precision a supplier contract to provide fabricated and machined parts for its Atlas V launch vehicle. Milling Precision joins a network of suppliers supporting the family of rockets that has conducted 90 payload missions for the Department of Defense, NASA and various commercial customers, ULA said […] More

  • ULA Launches Orbital Safety Satellites for Space Force; Gary Wentz Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ULA Launches Orbital Safety Satellites for Space Force; Gary Wentz Quoted

    United Launch Alliance sent to space two U.S. Space Force situational awareness satellites using its Atlas V rocket on Friday. The USSF-8 mission lifted GSSAP-5 and GSSAP-6 satellites from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station to a near-geosynchronous orbit under the Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program, ULA said the same day as the launch. The two […] More

  • ULA Nears Launch of 2 Situational Awareness Satellites for Space Force - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ULA Nears Launch of 2 Situational Awareness Satellites for Space Force

    United Launch Alliance is preparing to launch an Atlas V rocket with two U.S. Space Force satellites designed to support orbital situational awareness and national safety. The USSF-8 mission’s GSSAP-5 and GSSAP-6 satellites will fly to space and then operate from a near-geosynchronous orbit to inform orbital predictions under the Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program, […] More

  • ULA Taps Maynard to Supply Atlas V Rocket Parts - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ULA Taps Maynard to Supply Atlas V Rocket Parts

    United Launch Alliance has expanded its supplier network for machined and fabricated parts of its Atlas V rocket with the addition of Maynard, a Wichita, Kansas-based component manufacturer. The launch services provider said Friday Maynard’s workforce will augment its launch and schedule capability needed to support customer requirements. Tory Bruno, president and CEO of ULA […] More

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