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
    38.9 m
  • Diameter
    2.44 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    3.0 m
  • Launch Mass
    168 T
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Delta II
  • Family
    Delta
  • Variant
    7320-10C
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Delta II 7320-10C
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $$51M
  • Low Earth Orbit
    2800 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity
    1651 kg

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 7320-10C | SMAP, FIREBIRD II A, FIREBIRD II B, GRIFEX, ExoCube

United Launch Alliance | USA
Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA
Jan. 31, 2015, 2:22 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Earth Science

SMAP is an Earth satellite mission designed to measure and map Earth’s soil moisture and freeze/thaw state to better understand terrestrial water, carbon and energy cycles.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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Delta II 7320-10C | OCO-2

United Launch Alliance | USA
Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA
July 2, 2014, 9:56 a.m.
Status: Success
Unknown Mission

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


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Delta II 7320-10C | WISE

United Launch Alliance | USA
Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA
Dec. 14, 2009, 2:09 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Astrophysics

A NASA infrared-wavelength astronomical space telescope, used to discover planets and star clusters.

Low Earth Orbit
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Delta II 7320-10C | NOAA-19 (NOAA N)

United Launch Alliance | USA
Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA
Feb. 6, 2009, 10:22 a.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Earth Science

A United States NOAA, POES series of weather satellites.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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Atlas V 551
Success
6 days ago
AEHF-6
Space Launch Complex 41 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

This is the sixth and final satellite in the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) system, which is a series of communications satellites operat...


Long March 2
Success
1 week, 1 day ago
Yaogan-30-06
Launch Complex 3 ( LC-3 ) ( LA-1 ) - Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

The Yaogan 30-01-01 to 30-01-03 (Remote Sensing Satellite-30-01-01 to 30-01-03) satellites, were launched by CZ-2C rocket from China's Xichang spac...


Soyuz 2.1B
Success
1 week, 4 days ago
OneWeb 3
31/6 - Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

A batch of 34 satellites for the OneWeb satellite constellation, which is intended to provide global Interned broadband service for individual cons...


Falcon 9 Block 5
Success
2 weeks ago
Starlink 5
Launch Complex 39A - Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

A batch of 60 satellites for Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Soyuz 2.1B
Success
2 weeks, 2 days ago
Glonass-M No. 60
43/4 (43R) - Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

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