Peregrine lunar lander, Kuipersat-1 & 2 (Maiden flight)


Destination: Lunar Orbit
Mission: Lunar Exploration

Lunar Orbit Space Launch Complex 41 Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Maiden flight of ULA's Vulcan launch vehicle carrying the Peregrine lunar lander developed by Astrobotic Technology. The first two satellites of Amazon's Project Kuiper constellation are onboard this launch as rideshare payloads.


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Vulcan VC2S

Family: Vulcan
Configuration: VC2S

The Vulcan launch system is a replacement under development by ULA to replace the Atlas-5 and Delta-4 families.

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    Vulcan VC2S
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United Launch Alliance

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CEO: Tory Bruno Founded: 2006 Successes: 156 Failures: 0 Pending: 33

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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