Atlas V 401
JPSS 2 (Joint Polar Satellite System spacecraft No. 2)

Atlas V 401 | JPSS 2 (Joint Polar Satellite System spacecraft No. 2)

United Launch Alliance launch of a Atlas V 401 Rocket

TBD

United Launch Alliance is scheduled to launch a Atlas V 401 rocket as part of the JPSS 2 (Joint Polar Satellite System spacecraft No. 2) mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission is on Fri Dec 31st 2021 7:00 PM from Space Launch Complex 3E, Vandenberg AFB, CA. The status of the launch is Red. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!


Mission

JPSS 2 (Joint Polar Satellite System spacecraft No. 2)

JPSS is a collaborative program between NOAA and NASA. JPSS-2 is one of five satellites that will comprise the JPSS constellation. These spacecraft gather global measurements of atmospheric, terrestrial and oceanic conditions, including sea and land surface temperatures, vegetation, clouds, rainfall, snow and ice cover, fire locations and smoke plumes, atmospheric temperature, water vapor and ozone.

Location

Space Launch Complex 3E, Vandenberg AFB, CA

Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA
United States Air Force

Rocket

Atlas V 401

United Launch Alliance
Lockheed Martin
General Dynamics
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