Atlas V 411

Active Atlas

United Launch Alliance (ULA)

April 20, 2006

Description

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

Specifications
  • Max Stage
    2
  • Length
    58.3 m
  • Diameter
    3.8 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
  • Thrust
  • Apogee (Sub-Orbital)
    40000 km
Family
  • Name
    Atlas V 411
  • Family
    Atlas
  • Variant
    411
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Atlas V 411
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $$115M
  • Low Earth Orbit
    8080 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    5950 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
    1935 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 411 | Solar Orbiter

United Launch Alliance | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Feb. 10, 2020, 4:03 a.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Heliophysics

Solar Orbiter is a joint ESA/NASA mission dedicated to solar and heliospheric physics. It will be used to examine how the Sun creates and controls the heliosphere, the vast bubble of charged particles blown by the solar wind into the interstellar medium. The spacecraft will combine in situ and remote sensing observations to gain new information about the solar wind, the heliospheric magnetic field, solar energetic particles, transient interplanetary disturbances and the Sun's magnetic field. Instruments include: * Solar Wind Analyser (SWA) * Energetic Particle Detector (EPD) * Magnetometer (MAG) * Radio and Plasma Wave analyser (RPW) * Polarimetric and Helioseismic Imager (PHI) * Extreme Ultraviolet Imager (EUI) * Spectral Imaging of the Coronal Environment (SPICE) * Spectrometer Telescope for Imaging X-rays (STIX) * Coronagraph (Metis) While mission is not intended to get as close to the Sun as Parker Solar Probe, it's designed to coordinate observations and has different set of instruments. Main mission starts after one and only Earth flyby in November 2021, and lasts until Dec 2026 when it enters extended phase. During the mission, Solar Orbiter will get through numerous Venus gravity assists, and its trajectory will be highly inclined allowing direct observations of Sun's poles.

Heliocentric N/A #SolO
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Atlas V 411 | SBIRS GEO Flight 4 (SBIRS GEO-3)

United Launch Alliance | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Jan. 20, 2018, 12:48 a.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Government/Top Secret

This geostationary satellite is tasked with providing capabilities for early missile warning and missile defense.

Geostationary Transfer Orbit
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Atlas V 411 | OSIRIS-REx

United Launch Alliance | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Sept. 8, 2016, 11:05 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Robotic Exploration

The Origins-Spectral Interpretation-Resource Identification-Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS REx) mission will be the first U.S. mission to carry samples from an asteroid back to Earth and will help scientists investigate how planets formed and how life began, as well as improve our understanding of asteroids that could impact Earth.

Heliocentric N/A
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Atlas V 411 | NROL-34 (2 x NOSS (USA-229))

United Launch Alliance | USA
Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA
April 14, 2011, 4:24 a.m.
Status: Success
Unknown Mission

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


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Atlas V 411 | NROL-28 (USA-200)

United Launch Alliance | USA
Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA
March 13, 2008, 10:02 a.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Government/Top Secret

A military reconnaissance satellite, it's purpose is classified.

Elliptical Orbit
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