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Palapa B2R

Delta 6925-8

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Palapa B2R

Type: Communications

Indonesian geostationary communications satellite

Location

Space Launch Complex 17B

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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

Space Launch Complex 17B, Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Rocket

Delta 6925-8 – McDonnell Douglas

Family: Delta
Length: 39 m
Diameter: 2.44 m
Launch Mass: 219 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 1500 kg

The Delta 6925-8 was manufactured by McDonnell Douglas with the first launch on 1990-04-13. Delta 6925-8 has 1 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 1 launches. Delta II was an expendable launch system, originally designed and built by McDonnell Douglas. Delta II was part of the Delta rocket family and entered service in 1989. Delta II vehicles included the Delta 6000, and the two later Delta 7000 variants (“Light” and “Heavy”). The rocket flew its final mission ICESat-2 on 15 September 2018, earning the launch vehicle a streak of 100 successful missions in a row, with the last failure being GPS IIR-1 in 1997.

Agency

United States Air Force

Type: Government
Abbreviation: USAF

Country: USA

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