United Space Alliance

Space Shuttle Atlantis OV-104

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Founded: 1995 Successes: 99 Failures: 1 Pending: 0

United Space Alliance (USA) is a spaceflight operations company. USA is a joint venture which was established in August 1995 as a Limited Liability Company (LLC), equally owned by Boeing and Lockheed Martin.

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Launch Vehicle


Space Shuttle Atlantis OV-104

Configuration: OV-104
Family: Space Shuttle

Constructed in 1985, Atlantis was the fourth operational and the second-to-last Space Shuttle built. Its maiden flight was STS-51-J in October of 1985. Atlantis embarked on its 33rd and final mission, also the final mission of a space shuttle, STS-135, on 8 July 2011.

Human Exploration


STS-104 was a Space Shuttle mission to the International Space Station (ISS) flown by Space Shuttle Atlantis. Its primary objectives were to install the Quest Joint Airlock and help perform maintenance on the International Space Station. It was successful and returned to Earth without incident, after a successful docking, equipment installation and three spacewalks.

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Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

Launch Complex 39B


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