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Delta IV AFSPC-6 Live Launch Broadcast

ULA's live coverage as a Delta IV M+ (4.2) configuration rocket launches the AFSPC-6 mission for the U.S. Air Force. AFSPC-6 will deliver two Geosynchronous ...

AFSPC-6

Overview

Destination: Geostationary Transfer Orbit
Mission: Government/Top Secret

Geostationary Transfer Orbit Space Launch Complex 41 Cape Canaveral, FL, USA Probability: 80%

The third and fourth satellites in the Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program (GSSAP) will be launched for the US Air Force.

Delta IV M+(4,2)

Family: Delta
Configuration: M+(4,2)

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Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    66.2 m
  • Diameter
    5.0 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    292 T
  • Thrust
    4200 kN
Family
  • Name
    Delta IV M+(4,2)
  • Family
    Delta
  • Variant
    M+(4,2)
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Delta IV M+(4,2)
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $350000000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    11920 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    6270 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

United Launch Alliance

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CEO: Tory Bruno Founded: 2006 Successes: 250 Failures: 3 Pending: 34

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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