NROL-16 (Onyx 5)

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Government/Top Secret

Low Earth Orbit Space Launch Complex 40 Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Amateur observors believed this to be the fifth in the Lacrosse/Onyx radar spy satellite series built by Lockheed Martin.

Titan 405B

Family: Titan
Configuration: 405B

Titan IV was a family of heavy-lift space launch vehicles developed by Martin Marietta and operated by the United States Air Force from 1989 to 2005.

Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    54.0 m
  • Diameter
    3.05 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    3.05 m
  • Launch Mass
    906 T
  • Thrust
    14200 kN
Family
  • Name
    Titan 405B
  • Family
    Titan
  • Variant
    405B
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Titan 405B
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    14500 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin

(LMT)

Founded: 1953 Successes: 270 Failures: 25 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Commercial

Lockheed Martin's Space Division started in the production of missiles and later ICBM's in the 1950s. Their TITAN missile system was used for 12 Gemini spacecraft and the Voyager probes. They have worked largely in collaboration with NASA on many of their probes, landers, and spacecraft, and hope to play a key role in NASA's return to the moon in 2024.

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Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Space Launch Complex 40


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