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

Resupply


This is the eighth planned flight of the Orbital ATK's unmanned resupply spacecraft Cygnus and its seventh flight to the International Space Station under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA. Orbital ATK named the vehicle after astronaut John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth and pioneer of human spaceflight.

Launch Window


NET: April 18th 2017 - 15:11 UTC

Open: April 18th 2017 - 15:11 UTC

Close: April 18th 2017 - 15:41 UTC

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Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Space Launch Complex 41, Cape Canaveral, FL