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UHF F/O F2

Atlas I

General Dynamics

Launch Status
Success

Mission

UHF F/O F2

Type: Communications

The U.S. Navy began replacing and upgrading its ultra-high frequency (UHF) satellite communications network during the 1990s with a constellation of customized satellites built by Hughes Space and Communications Company. Known as the UFO (Ultra High Frequency Follow On) series, these HS-601 model satellites support the Navy’s global communications network, serving ships at sea and a variety of other U.S. military fixed and mobile terminals.

Location

Launch Complex 36B

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

858 rockets have launched from Cape Canaveral, FL, USA.

Launch Complex 36B, Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Rocket

Atlas I – General Dynamics

Family: Atlas
Length: 43.9 m
Diameter: 3.05 m
Launch Mass: 164 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 5900 kg

The Atlas I was manufactured by General Dynamics with the first launch on 1990-07-25. Atlas I has 9 successful launches and 2 failed launches with a total of 11 launches. The Atlas I was a US expendable launch system manufactured by General Dynamics in the 1990s to launch a variety of satellites.

Agency

General Dynamics

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: GD

Country: USA

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