United Launch Alliance

Atlas V 401

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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 V 401

Configuration: 401
Family: Atlas

Vehicle Specifications


Atlas V 401
GTO: 4750
LEO: None
Length: 58.3 m
Diameter: 3.8 m
Launch Mass: 334k kg
Thurst: 3800 kN

Government/Top Secret


CLIO is a secret satellite procured by an unidentified US Government Agency from Lockheed Martin. The satellite is likely based on a commercial A2100A bus. Purpose and mission is not known.

Launch Window


NET: September 17th 2014 - 00:10 UTC

Open: September 17th 2014 - 00:10 UTC

Close: September 17th 2014 - 00:10 UTC

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Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Space Launch Complex 41, Cape Canaveral, FL


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Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rl5124FdCEQ

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