Feb 10 2016

Shelby Statement on United Launch Alliance's Successful Launch

WASHINGTON, DC – Wednesday, February 10, 2016 – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today released the following statement in response to United Launch Alliance’s successful NROL-45 launch, which lifted off of a ULA Delta IV rocket that was built in Decatur:

“Today’s launch marks the 105th consecutive successful mission by United Launch Alliance.  The company’s impressive track record underscores the importance of reliability in our nation’s critical defense missions.  It is imperative that we continue to have the ability to successfully deliver national security payloads into orbit in order to support our men and women in uniform and keep our nation safe.”