Atlas V 401
WorldView-4

Atlas V 401 | WorldView-4

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 WorldView-4 mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission was on Fri, Nov 11th, 2016, 1:30 PM from Space Launch Complex 3E, Vandenberg AFB, CA. The status of the launch was Success with an 90% 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

WorldView-4

WorldView-4 is a commercial Earth observation satellite to be launched into sun-synchronous orbit. It is operated by DigitalGlobe, which provides imagery for customers such as NASA and Google Earth/Maps. Satellite is to deliver high-quality imagery, with a resolution of up to 31 cm in panchromatic mode, and a resolution of 1.24 m in multispectral mode. To be launched along with the satellite are 7 cubesats. These are tasked with testing various technologies, from data relay and radiation study to a new ion propulsion system.

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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