GPS-2 9

Overview

Destination: Medium Earth Orbit
Mission: Navigation

Medium Earth Orbit Space Launch Complex 17A Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Second generation GPS navigation satellite

Delta 6925

Family: Delta
Configuration: 6925

Delta II was an expendable launch system, originally designed and built by McDonnell Douglas. Delta II was part of the Delta rocket family and entered service in 1989. Delta II vehicles included the Delta 6000, and the two later Delta 7000 variants ("Light" and "Heavy"). The rocket flew its final mission ICESat-2 on 15 September 2018, earning the launch vehicle a streak of 100 successful missions in a row, with the last failure being GPS IIR-1 in 1997.

Specifications
  • Stages
    4
  • Length
    38.1 m
  • Diameter
    2.44 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    2.44 m
  • Launch Mass
    218 T
  • Thrust
    3981 kN
Family
  • Name
    Delta 6925
  • Family
    Delta
  • Variant
    6925
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Delta 6925
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    3981 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    1446 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

McDonnell Douglas

McDonnell Douglas

(MDC)

Successes: 369 Failures: 37 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Commercial

WIKI

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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