Atlas V 401
InSight, Mars Cube One 1 & Mars Cube One 2

United Launch Alliance launch of a Atlas V 401 Rocket

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United Launch Alliance was scheduled to launch a Atlas V 401 rocket as part of the InSight, Mars Cube One 1 & Mars Cube One 2 mission. The launch window for the Planetary Science mission was on Sat, May 5th, 2018, 7:05 AM from Space Launch Complex 3E, Vandenberg AFB, CA. The status of the launch was Success with a 100% chance for favorable weather conditions. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Atlas V 401 and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

InSight, Mars Cube One 1 & Mars Cube One 2

InSight is a robotic Mars lander designed to study the interior and subsurface of Mars, which would in turn help scientists to understand the Earth and Solar System history. Two 6U CubeSats will piggyback with the InSight mission to help relay communications during the probe's entry, descent, and landing (EDL) phase.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Space Launch Complex 3E, Vandenberg AFB, CA

Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA
United States Air Force

Rocket

Atlas V 401

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