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DMSP F-17

Delta IV M

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission

DMSP F-17

Type: Earth Science

11th gen military meteorological satellite

Location

Space Launch Complex 6

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

707 rockets have launched from Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA.

Space Launch Complex 6, Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Rocket

Delta IV M – United Launch Alliance

Family: Delta
Length: 63 m
Diameter: 5 m
Launch Mass: 250 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 8600 kg

The Delta IV M was manufactured by United Launch Alliance with the first launch on 2003-03-11. Delta IV M has 3 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 3 launches. Delta IV is a group of five expendable launch systems in the Delta rocket family introduced in the early 2000s. Originally designed by Boeing’s Defense, Space & Security division for the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) program, the Delta IV became a United Launch Alliance (ULA) product in 2006. The Delta IV was and is primarily a launch vehicle for United States Air Force military payloads, but has also been used to launch a number of U.S. government non-military payloads and a single commercial satellite.

Agency

United States Air Force

Type: Government
Abbreviation: USAF

Country: USA

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