United Launch Alliance

Atlas V 431

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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 431

Configuration: 431
Family: Atlas

Vehicle Specifications


Atlas V 431
GTO: 7700
LEO: None
Length: 59.1 m
Diameter: 3.8 m
Launch Mass: 479k kg
Thurst: None kN

Communications


Echostar-19, also known as Jupiter-2, is a world’s highest capacity broadband satellite that will help meet the growing demand for HughesNet high-speed satellite internet service in North America. The satellite is designed to provide service for 15 years or more.

Launch Window


NET: December 18th 2016 - 19:13 UTC

Open: December 18th 2016 - 18:27 UTC

Close: December 18th 2016 - 20:27 UTC

Watch the Launch




Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Space Launch Complex 41, Cape Canaveral, FL