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.

Location

Space Launch Complex 41

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

209 launches have been at this location.

Space Launch Complex 41, Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Rocket

Atlas V 401

Length: 58.3 meters
Diameter: 3.8 meters
First Launched: 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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