United Launch Alliance

Atlas

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CEO: Tory Bruno Founded: 2006 Successes: 135 Failures: 1 Pending: 21

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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Launch Vehicle


Atlas

Configuration: LV-3B
Family: Atlas

Vehicle Specifications


Atlas LV-3B
GTO: None
LEO: None
Length: None m
Diameter: None m
Launch Mass: Nonek kg
Thurst: None kN
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Human Exploration


Mercury-Atlas 6 carrying Sigma 7 spacecraft carried astronaut Walter M. Schirra Jr. to orbit where he completed 6 orbits lasting a total of 9 hours and 13 minutes. The mission goal was to compete engineering tests and all objectives were met.

Launch Window


NET: October 3rd 1962 - 12:15 UTC

Open: October 3rd 1962 - 12:15 UTC

Close: October 3rd 1962 - 12:15 UTC

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Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Space Launch Complex 14, Cape Canaveral, FL


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