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Spitzer Space Telescope

Delta II

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Spitzer Space Telescope

Type: Astrophysics

The Spitzer Space Telescope was an infared space telescope with a planned mission period of 2.5 years – which actually stayed fully operational until 2009.

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 II 7920H – United Launch Alliance

Family: Delta
Length: 38.9 m
Diameter: 2.44 m
Launch Mass: 232 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 5959 kg

The Delta II 7920H was manufactured by United Launch Alliance with the first launch on . Delta II 7920H has 2 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 2 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

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