CAPE CANAVERAL—United Launch Alliance (ULA) is delaying a pair of upcoming U.S. military space launch missions to address a potential problem with an undisclosed component in the boosters’ upper stages. The company, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Boeing, said July 17 that the upcoming launch of a Delta IV rocket with a GPS III satellite will be retargeted for no earlier than Aug. 22 to allow time for technicians to replace and retest a faulty component. The problem was ...


You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "Technical Issue Sidelines Atlas V, Delta IV Boosters".


Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to for access.


Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.