ULA Buys Time For Vulcan NSSL Certification

The Vulcan Centaur Pathfinder Tanking Test rolls out to Space Launch Complex-41 for the first time on May 29 for integrated testing.
Credit: ULA
CAPE CANAVERAL—With blessings from the U.S. Space Force, United Launch Alliance (ULA) is shifting the first national security space launch (NSSL) mission planned for a Vulcan Centaur rocket onto an Atlas V, buying time to complete two non-NSSL launches which are needed to certify the new booster for...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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