United Launch Alliance

Delta II

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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


Delta II

Configuration: 7320-10C
Family: Delta

WIKI

Earth Science


SMAP is an Earth satellite mission designed to measure and map Earth’s soil moisture and freeze/thaw state to better understand terrestrial water, carbon and energy cycles.

Launch Window


NET: January 31st 2015 - 14:22 UTC

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Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA

Space Launch Complex 2W, Vandenberg AFB, CA


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Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UoIu0z8orC8

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