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
    3
  • Length
    38.9 m
  • Diameter
    2.4 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    3.0 m
  • Launch Mass
    232 T
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Delta II
  • Family
    Delta
  • Variant
    7925-10L
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Delta II 7925-10L
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $51000000
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    1840 kg
  • 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 7925-10L | Kepler

United Launch Alliance | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
March 7, 2009, 3:49 a.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission: Astrophysics

A space observatory to discover Earth-size planets orbiting other stars.

Heliocentric N/A
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Delta II | STEREO A & B

United Launch Alliance | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Oct. 26, 2006, 12:52 a.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission:

Dual satellite mission employing nearly identical observatories to provide 3D stereoscopic imagery of solar coronal mass ejections

Heliocentric N/A
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