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CLIO (USA-257)

Atlas V 401

United Launch Alliance

Launch Status
Success

Mission

CLIO

Type: Government/Top Secret

CLIO is a secret satellite procured by an unidentified US Government Agency from Lockheed Martin. The satellite is likely based on a commercial A2100A bus. Purpose and mission is not known.

Location

Space Launch Complex 41

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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

Space Launch Complex 41, Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Rocket

Atlas V 401

Length: 58.3 meters
Diameter: 3.8 meters
First Launch: August 21, 2002

An Atlas V with a 4 meter diameter fairing, no boosters and a single centaur upper stage engine.

The Atlas V 401 rocket has been launched a total of 34 times with 34 successful and 0 failed launches.

Agency

United Launch Alliance

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: ULA
Administration: CEO: Tory Bruno
Founded: 2006
Launchers: Atlas | Delta IV | Vulcan
Spacecraft: CST-100 Starliner
Country: USA

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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