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Cygnus CRS Orb-4 (S.S. Deke Slayton II)

Atlas V 401

United Launch Alliance

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Cygnus CRS Orb-4 (S.S. Deke Slayton II)

Type: Resupply

This is the 4th mission under NASA’s Commercial Resupply Service agreement with Orbital ATK. The unmanned Cygnus cargo vessel delievered approximately 3,500 kg (7,700 lbs.) of supplies and science experiments to the International Space Station. The craft features a longer, enhanced cargo module and remained berthed to the station for 2 months.

Mission patch for Cygnus CRS Orb-4 (S.S. Deke Slayton II)

Location

Space Launch Complex 41

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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

Space Launch Complex 41, Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Rocket

Atlas V 401 – United Launch Alliance

Family: Atlas
Length: 58.3 m
Diameter: 3.8 m
Launch Mass: 590 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 9050 kg

The Atlas V 401 was manufactured by United Launch Alliance with the first launch on 2002-08-21. Atlas V 401 has 40 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 40 launches. An Atlas V with a 4 meter diameter fairing, no boosters and a single centaur upper stage engine.

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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