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
    232 T
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Delta II
  • Family
    Delta
  • Variant
    7920H
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Delta II 7920H
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $51000000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    5959 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    2120 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 7920H | GRAIL-A (Ebb) & GRAIL-B (Flow)

United Launch Alliance | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Sept. 10, 2011, 1:08 p.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Unknown Mission

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


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Delta II | Spitzer Space Telescope

United Launch Alliance | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Aug. 25, 2003, 5:35 a.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission:

The Spitzer Space Telescope was an infared space telescope with a planned mission period of 2.5 years - which actually stayed fully operational until 2009.

Heliocentric N/A
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Long March 6
Success
1 day, 17 hours ago
Shiyan 16 A/B & Shiyan 17
Launch Complex 16 - Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

3 Chinese classified satellites


Long March 2D
Success
2 days, 3 hours ago
Yaogan 36
Launch Complex 3 ( LC-3 ) ( LA-1 ) - Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

3 Chinese military reconnaissance satellites.


Falcon 9
Success
3 days, 17 hours ago
Starlink Group 4-35
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

A batch of 52 satellites for Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Kuaizhou
Success
3 days, 18 hours ago
Shiyan 14 & Shiyan 15
Unknown Pad - Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

2 Chinese classified satellites.


Delta IV Heavy
Success
3 days, 18 hours ago
NROL-91
Space Launch Complex 6 - Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Classified payload for the US National Reconnaissance Office (NRO).