Delta IV M+(5,4) | WGS-3 (USA-211)

United Launch Alliance launch of a Delta IV M+(5,4) Rocket

United Launch Alliance was scheduled to launch a Delta IV M+(5,4) rocket as part of the WGS-3 (USA-211) mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Sat, Dec 5th, 2009, 8:47 PM EST from Space Launch Complex 37B, Cape Canaveral, FL. The status of the launch was Success with a 0% chance for favorable weather conditions. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!

Mission

WGS-3 (USA-211)

The Wideband Global SATCOM system (WGS) is a high capacity satellite communications system for use by US DoD and Australian Department of Defence. Providing communications for warfighters.

Location

Space Launch Complex 37B, Cape Canaveral, FL

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Rocket

Delta IV M+(5,4)

description

United Launch Alliance

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.

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