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Overview

Destination: Geostationary Transfer Orbit
Mission: Communications

Geostationary Transfer Orbit Space Launch Complex 37B Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

The United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket will launch the sixth Wideband Global SATCOM spacecraft, formerly known as the Wideband Gapfiller Satellite. Built by Boeing, this geostationary communications spacecraft will serve U.S. military forces.

Delta IV M+(5,4)

Family: Delta
Configuration: M+(5,4)

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Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    70.7 m
  • Diameter
    5.0 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    404 T
  • Thrust
    5860 kN
Family
  • Name
    Delta IV M+(5,4)
  • Family
    Delta
  • Variant
    M+(5,4)
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Delta IV M+(5,4)
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    13730 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    6890 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
    2710 kg
  • 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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Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Pad: Space Launch Complex 37B


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