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


DMSP-5D3 (Defense Meteorological Satellite Program Block 5D3) is the eleventh and most recent version of the military meteorological satellites of the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program.

Launch Window


NET: April 3rd 2014 - 14:46 UTC

Open: April 3rd 2014 - 14:46 UTC

Close: April 3rd 2014 - 14:46 UTC

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Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA

Space Launch Complex 3E, Vandenberg AFB, CA


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Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7m-UUpo4Pr8

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