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GLAST

Delta II 7920H-10C

United Launch Alliance

Launch Status
Success

Mission


GLAST

  • Type: Astrophysics
  • Orbit: Low Earth Orbit
  • Launch Cost: $51,000,000

A joint mission between NASA, USA Department of Energy and government agencies of France, Germany, Italy, Japan and Sweden. Its mission to suvery astrophysical and cosmological phenomena, also has instruments to study Gamma-ray bursts.

Location


Space Launch Complex 17B

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Space Launch Complex 17B has witnessed the launch of 132 rockets, including 132 orbital launch attempts, while Cape Canaveral, FL, USA, has been the site for 931 rocket launches.

Space Launch Complex 17B

Rocket


United Launch Alliance Delta II 7920H-10C

Delta II is an American space launch system developed by McDonnell Douglas, now part of the Delta rocket family operated by United Launch Alliance. With more than 150 missions and a nearly perfect track record, Delta II has established itself as one of the most successful orbital launch systems.

Delta II 7920H-10C

Agency


United Launch Alliance

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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