United Launch Alliance

Delta IV M+(5,4)

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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+(5,4)

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

Vehicle Specifications


Delta IV M+(5,4)
GTO: 6565
LEO: 11700
Length: 70.7 m
Diameter: 5.0 m
Launch Mass: 404k kg
Thurst: 5860 kN

Communications


WGS-8 is the eighth of 10 high-capacity military communications satellites providing vital service for tactical forces who rely on WGS for connectivity to the Defence Information Systems Network (DISN).

Launch Window


NET: December 7th 2016 - 23:53 UTC

Open: December 7th 2016 - 23:53 UTC

Close: December 8th 2016 - 00:42 UTC

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Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Space Launch Complex 37B, Cape Canaveral, FL