NASA Exploration Systems - In this time lapse photograph, a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket lifts off from Space Launch Complex 41 illuminating a beach restoration site at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Photo credit: NASA/Tony Gray #kennedyspacecenter #nasa #explore #rocket #progress #space
United Launch Alliance (ULA) is a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Boeing. ULA was formed in December 2006 by combining the teams at these companies which provide spacecraft launch services to the government of the United States. U.S. government launch customers include both the Department of Defense and NASA, as well as other organizations.