Delta II

In-active Delta

United Launch Alliance (ULA)

None

Description

Delta II is an American space launch system developed by McDonnell Douglas, now part of the Delta rocket family operated by United Launch Alliance. With more than 150 missions and a nearly perfect track record, Delta II has established itself as one of the most successful orbital launch systems.

Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    38.7 m
  • Diameter
    2.4 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    3.0 m
  • Launch Mass
  • Thrust
    1895 kN
Family
  • Name
    Delta II
  • Family
    Delta
  • Variant
    7420-10C
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Delta II 7420-10C
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $$51M
  • Low Earth Orbit
    3099 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

United Launch Alliance

Commercial
CEO: Tory Bruno
ULA 2006

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.

Delta II 7420-10 | ICESat-2

United Launch Alliance | USA
Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA
Sept. 15, 2018, 1:02 p.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission: Earth Science

ICESat-2 (Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite 2) is a NASA Earth observation mission for measuring ice sheet elevation and sea ice freeboard, as well as land topography and vegetation characteristics.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit #ICESat2
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Delta II 7420-10 | COSMO-SkyMed 4

United Launch Alliance | USA
Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA
Nov. 6, 2010, 2:20 a.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Unknown Mission

There are no mission or payload details available for this launch.


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Delta II 7420-10 | COSMO-Skymed 3

United Launch Alliance | USA
Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA
Oct. 25, 2008, 2:28 a.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission: Government/Top Secret

A reconnaissance satellite for the Italy, for both military and civilian use.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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Delta II 7420-10 | GeoEye-1

United Launch Alliance | USA
Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA
Sept. 6, 2008, 6:50 p.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission: Earth Science

A high resolution Earth observation satellite owned by DigitalGlobe.

Low Earth Orbit
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Delta II 7420-10 | COSMO-SkyMed 2

United Launch Alliance | USA
Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA
Dec. 9, 2007, 2:31 a.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission: Government/Top Secret

A reconnaissance satellite for the Italy, for both military and civilian use.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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Delta II 7420-10 | COSMO-SkyMed 1

United Launch Alliance | USA
Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA
June 8, 2007, 2:34 a.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission: Government/Top Secret

A reconnaissance satellite for the Italy, for both military and civilian use.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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