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NROL-68

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Overview

Destination: Geostationary Orbit
Mission: Government/Top Secret

Geostationary Orbit Space Launch Complex 37B Cape Canaveral, FL, USA Probability: 90% #NROL68

Classified payload for the National Reconnaissance Office.

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Updates

Cosmic_Penguin • June 22, 2023, 3:47 p.m.

Launch success.


Cosmic_Penguin • June 22, 2023, 9:18 a.m.

Liftoff.


LL2 • June 22, 2023, 8:54 a.m.

Livestream has started


Delta IV Heavy

Family:
Configuration: Heavy

The Delta IV Heavy (Delta 9250H) is an expendable heavy-lift launch vehicle, the largest type of the Delta IV family, and is the world's second highest-capacity rocket in operation. It is manufactured by United Launch Alliance and was first launched in 2004.

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Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    72.0 m
  • Diameter
    5.0 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    733 T
  • Thrust
    8674 kN
Family
  • Name
    Delta IV Heavy
  • Family
  • Variant
    Heavy
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Delta IV Heavy
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $350000000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    28370 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    14210 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
    14500 kg
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity


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Details

United Launch Alliance

United Launch Alliance

(ULA)

CEO: Tory Bruno Founded: 2006 Successes: 161 Failures: 0 Pending: 45

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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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