United Launch Alliance

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United Launch Alliance (ULA) is a company that provides space launch services for government and commercial customers. It launches payloads, including weather, telecommunications, and national security satellites, as well as scientific probes and orbiters. The company develops rockets and launches vehicles, such as Atlas V, Delta II, Delta IV, and Vulcan Centaur. ULA is a joint venture between Boeing and Lockheed Martin.

TypePrivate
Founded2006
HQCentennial, CO, US
Websiteulalaunch.com
Employee Ratings3.6
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)2,692(+2%)

Key People/Management at United Launch Alliance

Salvatore T. Bruno

Salvatore T. Bruno

President & Chief Executive Officer
John Elbon

John Elbon

Chief Operating Officer
Tom Glaub

Tom Glaub

Chief Financial Officer
Sondra Barbour

Sondra Barbour

Vice President and General Counsel
Mitch Van Dewerker

Mitch Van Dewerker

Vice President and Controller
Dan Caughran

Dan Caughran

Vice President, Production Operations and Supply Chain
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United Launch Alliance Office Locations

United Launch Alliance has offices in Centennial, Cape Canaveral, Decatur, Harlingen and in 1 other location
Centennial, CO, US (HQ)
9501 E Panorama Cir
Cape Canaveral, FL, US
Air Force Station
Centennial, CO, US
9950 E Easter Ave Unit A
Decatur, AL, US
1001 Red Hat Rd
Harlingen, TX, US
2800 Airport Dr
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United Launch Alliance Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2006

United Launch Alliance total Funding

$13.9 m

United Launch Alliance latest funding size

$13.9 m

Time since last funding

3 years ago

United Launch Alliance investors

United Launch Alliance's latest funding round in August 2018 was reported to be $13.9 m. In total, United Launch Alliance has raised $13.9 m
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United Launch Alliance Operating Metrics

Oct, 2015Jan, 2018Mar, 2018Apr, 2018May, 2018Aug, 2018Dec, 2018Mar, 2019Aug, 2019Sep, 2019Dec, 2019Sep, 2020

Total Launches

100125126127128129131133135135139

Launch Vehicles

44

Patent Applications

2222

Patents Issued

17171926
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United Launch Alliance Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
United Launch Services

United Launch Alliance Online and Social Media Presence

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United Launch Alliance Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    70/100

  • CEO Rating

    C+

    67/100

  • Compensation

    B

    74/100

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United Launch Alliance News and Updates

United Launch Alliance Set to Launch the CST-100 Starliner Spacecraft on the second Orbital Flight Test

CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, Fla., July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket is in final preparations to launch Boeing's CST-100 Starliner spacecraft on the second Orbital Flight Test (OFT-2) to the International Space Station (ISS). The launch is...

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches SBIRS GEO Flight 5 Mission in Support of National Security

SBIRS GEO Flight 5 Launch Blog Mission Photo Album ULA continues to reliably launch critical capabilities for the U.S. Space Force Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Fla., (May 18, 2021) – A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the Space Based Infrared System Geosyn…

United Launch Alliance to Launch SBIRS GEO Flight 5 Mission in Support of National Security

CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, Fla., May 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket is in final preparations to launch the Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (SBIRS GEO) Flight 5 mission for the U.S. Space Force's Space and Missile...

United Launch Alliance to Launch NROL-82 Mission to Support National Security

Delta IV Heavy heavy-lift performance required for mission Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., (April 23, 2021) – A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket is in final preparations to launch the NROL-82 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) to support national security.…

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches NROL-101 Mission in Support of National Security

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., Nov. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the NROL-101 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) lifted off on Nov. 13 at 5:32 p.m. EST from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station…

United Launch Alliance to Launch NROL-44 Mission to Support National Security

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., Aug. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket is in final preparations to launch the NROL-44 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) to support national security. The launch is on track for Aug. 26...
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United Launch Alliance Blogs

OFT-2: Dual Engine Centaur returns to service for Starliner launches

The United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket will fly a special trajectory to space when launching Boeing's CST-100 Starliner capsules, a flight path that requires the Centaur upper stage to use two engines instead of one.The Dual Engine Centaur (DEC) was standard aboard Atlas rockets…

OFT-2: Emergency Detection System adds to Atlas V safety

July 26, 2021 -- The United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V, one of the most reliable rockets in the world, carries an extra layer of safety for its solemn duty of launching astronauts on human spaceflight missions.The Emergency Detection System (EDS) was developed by ULA engineers to enha…

RocketStars: Moehring leads ULA's culture of crew safety

Stefania Moehring has been working for more than 9 years to ensure the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket does its job safely and successfully to launch Boeing CST-100 Starliner spacecraft, sending astronaut researchers to the International Space Station."My work is first about …

Atlas V Starliner OFT-2: By the Numbers

The United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket will launch Boeing's CST-100 Starliner spacecraft on its second Orbital Flight Test (OFT-2) to the International Space Station for NASA's Commercial Crew Program. Here is a look at the launch by the numbers.The Atlas V with Starliner stands…

Landsat 9: Atlas V readied to extend Landsat legacy

The 300th Atlas rocket launch to originate from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California is being readied to carry the Landsat 9 observatory into space on a mission to continue the half-century uninterrupted, unparalleled data record compiled by Landsat satellites monitoring the Earth's…

United Launch Alliance and Ball Aerospace Give STEM a Lift

Student Rocket Launch Returns with 3 High-Power Rockets Launching 20+ Payloads Centennial and Boulder, Colo. (July 17, 2021) – Interns from United Launch Alliance (ULA) launched three high-power sport rockets carrying more than 20 payloads created by K-12 students and interns from Ball Aerospace an…
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United Launch Alliance Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was United Launch Alliance founded?

    United Launch Alliance was founded in 2006.

  • Who are United Launch Alliance key executives?

    United Launch Alliance's key executives are Salvatore T. Bruno, John Elbon and Tom Glaub.

  • How many employees does United Launch Alliance have?

    United Launch Alliance has 2,692 employees.

  • Who are United Launch Alliance competitors?

    Competitors of United Launch Alliance include SpaceX, ArianeGroup and Virgin Orbit.

  • Where is United Launch Alliance headquarters?

    United Launch Alliance headquarters is located at 9501 E Panorama Cir, Centennial.

  • Where are United Launch Alliance offices?

    United Launch Alliance has offices in Centennial, Cape Canaveral, Decatur, Harlingen and in 1 other location.

  • How many offices does United Launch Alliance have?

    United Launch Alliance has 6 offices.