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Atlas V Starliner OFT Launch Highlights

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying Boeing's Starliner lifts off from Space Launch Complex-41 at 6:36 a.m. ET on Dec. 20, 2019.

Atlas V Starliner - United Launch Alliance (ULA) Rocket Launch

A ULA Atlas V rocket will deliver the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft to a sub-orbital trajectory on its Orbital Flight Test (OFT) to the ISS.

CST-100 Starliner Orbital Flight Test (Uncrewed)

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Test Flight

Low Earth Orbit Space Launch Complex 41 Cape Canaveral, FL, USA Probability: 80%

This is the first test flight of Starliner spacecraft to the International Space Station. Although Atlas V and Centaur upper stage successfully put Starliner into planned trajectory, the spacecraft was unable to perform a nominal orbital insertion. Preliminary analysis indicate that Mission Elapsed Time (MET) system error led to Starliner burning more fuel than expected. Spacecraft is healthy and in stable orbit, but won't be able to reach and dock with ISS. Landing at White Sands Facility is planned on Dec 22.

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Atlas V N22

Family: Atlas
Configuration: V N22

The Atlas V N22 is a crew rated variant of the Atlas V 422 - it sports two solid motor strap on boosters with two liquid fueled stages. It will be primarly used to support NASA's Commercial Crew program by taking the CST-100 to orbit.

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Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    58.0 m
  • Diameter
    3.8 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Atlas V N22
  • Family
    Atlas
  • Variant
    V N22
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Atlas V N22
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $110M
  • Low Earth Orbit
    13034 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Starliner Spacecraft 3 (Calypso)


Active Human Rated Crew On-board: 1 Crew Capacity: 7
Destination: International Space Station
Serial Number: 3

The first CST-100 Starliner capsule to fly.

CST-100 Starliner Details

Crew


Rosie the Astronaut

Anthropomorphic Test Device - Earthling - (BA)

Status: Active

Date of Birth: Nov. 1, 2019
Age: 0

United Launch Alliance

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CEO: Tory Bruno Founded: 2006 Successes: 140 Failures: 1 Pending: 26

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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