Remove Ads

DIF

Delta II

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission

DIF

Type: Planetary Science

Deep Impact was to fly by Comet 9P/Tempel-1 on 3 July 2005. An impacter it released was to hit the comet on 4 July at 10.2 km/s, producing a crater and ejecta plume that would allow the flyby spacecraft to determine the composition and structure of the comet’s nucleus.

Location

Space Launch Complex 17B

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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

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

Rocket

Delta II 7925-9.5 – United Launch Alliance

Family: Delta
Length: 38.9 m
Diameter: 2.4 m
Launch Mass: 232 T

The Delta II 7925-9.5 was manufactured by United Launch Alliance with the first launch on . Delta II 7925-9.5 has 25 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 25 launches. 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.

Agency

United States Air Force

Type: Government
Abbreviation: USAF

Country: USA

Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments