United Launch Alliance

Delta II

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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


Delta II

Configuration: 7420-10
Family: Delta

Vehicle Specifications


Delta II 7420-10
GTO: None
LEO: None
Length: None m
Diameter: None m
Launch Mass: Nonek kg
Thurst: None kN
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Earth Science


ICESat-2 (Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite 2) is a NASA Earth observation mission for measuring ice sheet elevation and sea ice freeboard, as well as land topography and vegetation characteristics.

Launch Window


NET: September 15th 2018 - 13:02 UTC

Open: September 15th 2018 - 12:46 UTC

Close: September 15th 2018 - 13:49 UTC

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Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA

Space Launch Complex 2W, Vandenberg AFB, CA