United Launch Alliance

Atlas V 531

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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 531

Configuration: 531
Family: Atlas

Vehicle Specifications


Atlas V 531
GTO: 7700
LEO: None
Length: 60.0 m
Diameter: 3.8 m
Launch Mass: 479k kg
Thurst: None kN

Communications


This is the third satellite in the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) system, which is a series of communications satellites operated by the United States Air Force Space Command. It provides global, survivable, protected communications capabilities for strategic command and tactical warfighters operating on ground, sea and air platforms.

Launch Window


NET: September 18th 2013 - 08:10 UTC

Open: September 18th 2013 - 08:10 UTC

Close: September 18th 2013 - 08:10 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=O0swRnkKoTc

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