United Launch Alliance’s latest launch scrub adds to rare series of hiccups

United Launch Alliance boasts of its rocket launch reliability, but the company has hit an unusual series of unexpected delays in getting a massive U.S. spy agency spacecraft into orbit.

The Centennial-based company scrubbed its early morning launch Thursday at Cape Canaveral Florida after a launchpad sensor gave off a troubling reading and shut down the automated liftoff sequence in the last 10 seconds before ULA’s Delta IV Heavy rocket was scheduled to take off.

It was the third time in just…



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