Atlas LV-3B | Mercury-Atlas 3

Atlas

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CEO: Tory Bruno Founded: 2006 Successes: 139 Failures: 2 Pending: 23

United Launch Alliance (ULA) is a joint venture of Lockheed Martin Space Systems and Boeing Defense, Space & Security. 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. ULA launches from both coasts of the US. They launch their Atlas V vehicle from LC-41 in Cape Canaveral and LC-3E at Vandeberg. Their Delta IV launches from LC-37 at Cape Canaveral and LC-6 at Vandenberg.

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Atlas

Configuration: LV-3B
Family: Atlas

The Atlas LV-3B, Atlas D Mercury Launch Vehicle or Mercury-Atlas Launch Vehicle, was a human-rated expendable launch system used as part of the United States Project Mercury to send astronauts into low Earth orbit. Manufactured by American aircraft manufacturing company Convair, it was derived from the SM-65D Atlas missile, and was a member of the Atlas family of rockets.

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NET: April 25th 1961 - 16:15 UTC

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Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Space Launch Complex 14, Cape Canaveral, FL


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