Vulcan VC4L | Dream Chaser CRS 2 Flight 1

Updates

SwGustav • Sept. 19, 2022, 6:16 p.m.

NET Summer 2023


SwGustav • Feb. 16, 2022, 10:10 p.m.

Delayed to Q1 2023


Nosu • Nov. 19, 2020, 9:01 p.m.

NET 2022


Vulcan VC4L

Family: Vulcan
Configuration: VC4L

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

Specifications
  • Length
  • Diameter
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Vulcan VC4L
  • Family
    Vulcan
  • Variant
    VC4L
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Vulcan VC4L
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Dream Chaser Tenacity


Active Cargo Unmanned Crew Capacity: 7 Payload Capacity: 5000 kg
Destination: International Space Station
Serial Number: None

First operational Dream Chaser.

Dream Chaser Details

United Launch Alliance

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CEO: Tory Bruno Founded: 2006 Successes: 154 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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