United Launch Alliance

Atlas V 551

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CEO: Tory Bruno Founded: 2006 Successes: 139 Failures: 2 Pending: 23

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 551

Configuration: 551
Family: Atlas

Communications


This is the fourth 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: October 17th 2018 - 04:15 UTC

Launch Window

Open: October 17th 2018 - 04:15 UTC

Close: October 17th 2018 - 06:15 UTC

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Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Space Launch Complex 41, Cape Canaveral, FL