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Atlas V SBIRS GEO Flight 4 Broadcast (Jan. 19)

Watch as ULA's Atlas V rocket launches the Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) GEO Flight 4 for the U.S. Air Force.

SBIRS GEO Flight 4 (SBIRS GEO-3)

Overview

Destination: Geostationary Transfer Orbit
Mission: Government/Top Secret

Geostationary Transfer Orbit Space Launch Complex 41 Cape Canaveral, FL, USA Probability: 90%

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

Atlas V 411

Family: Atlas
Configuration: 411

Atlas V with 4m fairing, 1 SRB, 1 Centaur upper stage engine.

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Specifications
  • Max Stage
    2
  • Length
    58.3 m
  • Diameter
    3.8 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Atlas V 411
  • Family
    Atlas
  • Variant
    411
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Atlas V 411
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $115000000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    8080 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    5950 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
    1935 kg
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

United Launch Alliance

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CEO: Tory Bruno Founded: 2006 Successes: 247 Failures: 3 Pending: 32

Agency Type: Commercial

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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Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Space Launch Complex 41


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