United Launch Alliance

Atlas V 411

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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.


Launch Vehicle

Atlas V 411

Configuration: 411
Family: Atlas

Vehicle Specifications

Atlas V 411
GTO: 5950
LEO: None
Length: 58.3 m
Diameter: 3.8 m
Launch Mass: 386k kg
Thurst: None kN

Government/Top Secret

This geostationary satellite is tasked with providing capabilities for early missile warning and missile defense.

Launch Window

NET: January 20th 2018 - 00:48 UTC

Open: January 20th 2018 - 00:48 UTC

Close: January 20th 2018 - 01:32 UTC

Watch the Launch

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Space Launch Complex 41, Cape Canaveral, FL