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GPS IIF-3 (USA-239)

Overview

Destination: Medium Earth Orbit
Mission: Navigation

Medium Earth Orbit Space Launch Complex 37B Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

GPS IIF-3 is a next-generation GPS satellite which provides navigational assistance for U.S. military operations on land, at sea, and in the air.

Delta IV M+(4,2)

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

Description

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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
    $$350M
  • 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: 141 Failures: 1 Pending: 25

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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