GOES 8

Overview

Destination: Geostationary Orbit
Mission: Earth Science

Geostationary Orbit Launch Complex 36B Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

American meteorological satellite

Atlas I

Family: Atlas
Configuration: I

The Atlas I was a US expendable launch system manufactured by General Dynamics in the 1990s to launch a variety of satellites.

Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    43.9 m
  • Diameter
    3.05 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    3.05 m
  • Launch Mass
    164 T
  • Thrust
    1939 kN
Family
  • Name
    Atlas I
  • Family
    Atlas
  • Variant
    I
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Atlas I
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    5900 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

General Dynamics

General Dynamics

(GD)

Successes: 9 Failures: 2 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Commercial

INFO WIKI

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Launch Complex 36B


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