A United Launch Alliance Delta 4 Heavy rocket is lifted to the vertical position on a launch pad at NASA's Kennedy Space Center on Oct. 1, 2014. The rocket will launch NASA's new Orion spacecraft on its first test flight on Dec. 4, 2014.
The United Launch Alliance Atlas V 401 rocket carrying NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite-K, TDRS-K, streaks past the Vehicle Assembly Building and Launch Complex 39 at Kennedy Space Center in Florida after launching from Space Launch Com
Rocket Boosters Prepared For Orion Spacecraft's First Flight - Engineers took another step forward in preparations for the first test flight of NASA’s new Orion spacecraft in December. At the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Horizontal Integration Facility (HIF), at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, the three primary core elements of the ULA Delta IV Heavy rocket recently were integrated, forming the first stage of the launch.
Juno EmergesCredit: Patrick H. Corkery/United Launch AllianceIn preparation for launch of NASA's Juno mission, a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket is rolled to the pad at Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral.
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket was unable to carry a top secret payload into space for the US National Reconnaissance Office (NROL-37) on Thursday due to a violation of weather constraints. The next attempt is likely to take place on Saturday, with the launch taking place from Space Launch Complex 37 (SLC-37) at Cape Canaveral.
An Atlas V rocket launches March 12, 2015, from Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The 45th Space Wing supported the successful launch of NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale mission. (Courtesy Photo/United Launch Alliance)