First Vulcan Rocket Stacked For Prelaunch Tests

A Centaur V upper stage is hoisted atop ULA’s first Vulcan rocket to complete stacking for the booster’s debut flight, targeted for late March.

Credit: United Launch Alliance
United Launch Alliance (ULA) has completed stacking its first flight-ready Vulcan-Centaur rocket in its Vertical Integration Facility (VIF) at Cape Canaveral in preparation for a series of prelaunch tests, including booster fueling practice runs and a static engine firing. The 109-ft.-tall Vulcan...

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