Atlas V 431

Active Atlas

United Launch Alliance (ULA)

March 11, 2005

Description

Atlas V with 4m Fairing, 3 SRB, 1 Centaur upper stage engine.

Specifications
  • Max Stage
    2
  • Length
    59.1 m
  • Diameter
    3.8 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    479 T
  • Thrust
  • Apogee (Sub-Orbital)
    40000 km
Family
  • Name
    Atlas V 431
  • Family
    Atlas
  • Variant
    431
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Atlas V 431
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $$130M
  • Low Earth Orbit
    15260 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    7700 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
    2820 kg
  • 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.

Atlas V 431 | Echostar 19 (Jupiter-2)

United Launch Alliance | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Dec. 18, 2016, 7:13 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Communications

Echostar-19, also known as Jupiter-2, is a world’s highest capacity broadband satellite that will help meet the growing demand for HughesNet high-speed satellite internet service in North America. The satellite is designed to provide service for 15 years or more.

Geostationary Transfer Orbit
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Atlas V 431 | Intelsat 14

United Launch Alliance | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Nov. 23, 2009, 6:55 a.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Communications

A commercial communications satellite owned and operated by Intelsat.

Geostationary Transfer Orbit
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