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OSIRIS-REx

Atlas V 411

United Launch Alliance

Launch Status
Success

Mission

OSIRIS-REx

Type: Robotic Exploration

The Origins-Spectral Interpretation-Resource Identification-Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS REx) mission will be the first U.S. mission to carry samples from an asteroid back to Earth and will help scientists investigate how planets formed and how life began, as well as improve our understanding of asteroids that could impact Earth.

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 411

Length: 58.3 meters
Diameter: 3.8 meters
First Launch: April 20, 2006

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

The Atlas V 411 rocket has been launched a total of 5 times with 5 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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