Delta IV M+(5,4) | WGS-6 (USA-244)

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

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United Launch Alliance was scheduled to launch a Delta IV M+(5,4) rocket as part of the WGS-6 (USA-244) mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Wed, Aug 7th, 2013, 8:29 PM EDT from Space Launch Complex 37B, Cape Canaveral, FL. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Delta IV M+(5,4) and experience the excitement for yourself.

Mission

WGS-6 (USA-244)

The United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket will launch the sixth Wideband Global SATCOM spacecraft, formerly known as the Wideband Gapfiller Satellite. Built by Boeing, this geostationary communications spacecraft will serve U.S. military forces.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

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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