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
    38.7 m
  • Diameter
    2.4 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    3.0 m
  • Launch Mass
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Delta II
  • Family
    Delta
  • Variant
    7920-10C
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Delta II 7920-10C
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $$51M
  • Low Earth Orbit
    5959 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    1842 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity
    3017 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 7920-10C | NPP

United Launch Alliance | USA
Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA
Oct. 28, 2011, 9:48 a.m.
Status: Success
Unknown Mission

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


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Delta II 7920-10C | WorldView-2

United Launch Alliance | USA
Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA
Oct. 8, 2009, 6:51 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Earth Science

A commercial earth observation satellite owned by DigitalGlobe.

Low Earth Orbit
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Delta II 7920-10C | STSS-DEMO/GMD

United Launch Alliance | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Sept. 25, 2009, 12:20 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Government/Top Secret

A satellite to demonstrate new technology for missile detection early wanring systems. Used in later operation capacities.

Low Earth Orbit
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Delta II 7920-10C | STSS-ATRR/GMD (USA-205)

United Launch Alliance | USA
Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA
May 5, 2009, 8:24 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Government/Top Secret

A satellite to demonstrate new technology for missile detection early wanring systems. Used in later operation capacities.

Low Earth Orbit
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