UHF F/O F1

Overview

Destination: Geostationary Orbit
Mission: Communications

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

The U.S. Navy began replacing and upgrading its ultra-high frequency (UHF) satellite communications network during the 1990s with a constellation of customized satellites built by Hughes Space and Communications Company. Known as the UFO (Ultra High Frequency Follow On) series, these HS-601 model satellites support the Navy's global communications network, serving ships at sea and a variety of other U.S. military fixed and mobile terminals.

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

Space Launch Complex 36B


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Success
1 week, 5 days ago
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Long March 2
Success
1 week, 6 days ago
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Launch Area 4 (SLS-1 / 921) - Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

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Long March 2D
Success
2 weeks ago
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Launch Complex 9 - Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

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Success
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