ULA’s Future Rests On Multipurpose Vulcan Booster

ULA’s Vulcan rolling out of Decatur, Alabama, factory

ULA’s first Vulcan rocket, targeted to launch in late March, rolled out of the company’s Decatur, Alabama, factory on Jan. 10 for transport to Cape Canaveral.

Credit: United Launch Alliance
For the last nine years, United Launch Alliance, the Lockheed Martin-Boeing joint venture formed in 2006 to ensure that the most important U.S. national security and science satellites make it into space, has been quietly remaking itself for a new era. Instead of two independent launch systems...

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