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Delta IV NROL-47 Launch Highlights

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket carrying the NROL-47 mission lifts off from Space Launch Complex-6.

Delta IV NROL-47 Launch

Team Vandenberg successfully launched a United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket carrying a National Reconnaissance Office payload from Space Launch Complex-6 ...

NROL-47

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Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Government/Top Secret

Low Earth Orbit Space Launch Complex 6 Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA Probability: 80% #NROL47

Classified payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office.

Delta IV M+(5,2)

Family: Delta
Configuration: M+(5,2)

Description

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Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    72.0 m
  • Diameter
    5.0 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    404 T
  • Thrust
    5860 kN
Family
  • Name
    Delta IV M+(5,2)
  • Family
    Delta
  • Variant
    M+(5,2)
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Delta IV M+(5,2)
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $80000000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    11700 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    6565 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

United Launch Alliance

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CEO: Tory Bruno Founded: 2006 Successes: 156 Failures: 0 Pending: 31

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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