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 4th mission under NASA's Commercial Resupply Service agreement with Orbital ATK. The unmanned Cygnus cargo vessel delievered approximately 3,500 kg (7,700 lbs.) of supplies and science experiments to the International Space Station. The craft features a longer, enhanced cargo module and remained berthed to the station for 2 months.

Launch Window


NET: December 6th 2015 - 21:44 UTC

Open: December 6th 2015 - 21:44 UTC

Close: December 6th 2015 - 22:14 UTC

Watch the Launch



Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Space Launch Complex 41, Cape Canaveral, FL


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Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6o4pAQFULf8

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