Atlas V 431 | Echostar 19 (Jupiter-2)

United Launch Alliance launch of a Atlas V 431 Rocket

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United Launch Alliance was scheduled to launch a Atlas V 431 rocket as part of the Echostar 19 (Jupiter-2) mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Sun, Dec 18th, 2016, 1:27 PM EST from Space Launch Complex 41, Cape Canaveral, FL. The status of the launch was Success with a 70% chance for favorable weather conditions. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Atlas V 431 and experience the excitement for yourself.

Mission

Echostar 19 (Jupiter-2)

Echostar-19, also known as Jupiter-2, is a world’s highest capacity broadband satellite that will help meet the growing demand for HughesNet high-speed satellite internet service in North America. The satellite is designed to provide service for 15 years or more.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Space Launch Complex 41, Cape Canaveral, FL

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Rocket

Atlas V 431

Atlas V with 4m Fairing, 3 SRB, 1 Centaur upper stage engine.

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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