United Launch Alliance

Delta IV M+(4,2)

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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 IV M+(4,2)

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

Vehicle Specifications


Delta IV M+(4,2)
GTO: 5845
LEO: 10430
Length: 66.2 m
Diameter: 5.0 m
Launch Mass: 292k kg
Thurst: 4200 kN

Navigation


GPS Block IIF, or GPS IIF is an interim class of GPS satellite, which will be used to keep the Navstar Global Positioning System operational until the GPS Block IIIA satellites become operational. They are being built by Boeing, and will be operated by the United States Air Force following their launch by United Launch Alliance, using Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicles.

Launch Window


NET: February 21st 2014 - 01:59 UTC

Open: February 21st 2014 - 01:59 UTC

Close: February 21st 2014 - 01:59 UTC

Watch the Launch



Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Space Launch Complex 37B, Cape Canaveral, FL


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Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OJv2JkY4Bb8

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