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GPS III SV02

Delta IV M+(4,2)

United Launch Alliance

Launch Status
Success

Mission

GPS III SV02 “Magellan”

Type: Navigation

GPS-IIIA (Global Positioning System) is the first evolution stage of the third generation of the GPS satellites. It consists of the first ten (known as “tranche”) of GPS III satellites.

Mission patch for GPS III SV02

Location

Space Launch Complex 37B

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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

Space Launch Complex 37B, Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Rocket

Delta IV M+(4,2) – United Launch Alliance

Family: Delta
Length: 66.2 m
Diameter: 5 m
Launch Mass: 292 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 11920 kg

The Delta IV M+(4,2) was manufactured by United Launch Alliance with the first launch on . Delta IV M+(4,2) has 15 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 15 launches.

Agency

United Launch Alliance

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: ULA
Administration: CEO: Tory Bruno
Founded: 2006
Launchers: Atlas | Delta IV | Vulcan
Spacecraft: CST-100 Starliner
Country: USA

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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