Founded in 2006, ULA is a joint venture of Boeing and Lockheed Martin.
This afternoon, the United Launch Alliance is set to launch a classified spy satellite on one of its Delta IV rockets from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. However, the reason for today's scrub differed from the prior day's attempt. Will Crawford, ULA's NRO program manager, said, "As the nation's most trustworthy launch provider, today's launch exemplifies ULA's ongoing commitment to 100 percent mission success". See all the pictures here.
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Ms Karandlaje also alleged that the Congress had "sheltered, financed and trained" LTTE and its leader Prabhakaran. The video gives an interesting viewpoint of Congress towards BJP and its leaders, particularly Yogi Adityanath.
The Friday launch of the spy satellite occurred after a two days delay, first due to strong ground winds and then due to an issue with a ground system valve. Launch is planned for January 12 at 1pmPST.
United Launch Alliance, which managed the launch, tweeted that the Delta was "ripping the sky at incredible speed". Coverage will begin at 3:40 p.m. ET. "Latest weather briefing shows an 80% chance of favorable weather". Officials are hopeful the weather will cooperate this time.
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But the Black Caps, bowled out with the final ball of their innings, could only muster 62 more runs at the windy University Oval. To add fuel to the fire, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson pulled off a fantastic one-handed catch to send Hasan Ali packing.
The mission - dubbed NROL-47 - is classified, so we don't know much about the payload and what it'll be used for once in orbit.
However, its overarching aim is to provide overhead intelligence for national security. "We are proud to provide this national defense capability and every Team V member involved has tirelessly worked to ensure the launch is safe and successful".
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Martin Whitman decreased its stake in Dst Systems ( DST ) by 32.37% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The technology company reported $0.76 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.73 by $0.03.
Watch the launch live here.
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