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WGS-8 (USA-272)

Delta IV M+(5,4)

United Launch Alliance

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WGS-8 (USA-272)

Type: Communications

WGS-8 is the eighth of 10 high-capacity military communications satellites providing vital service for tactical forces who rely on WGS for connectivity to the Defence Information Systems Network (DISN).


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Space Launch Complex 37B

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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

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


Delta IV M+(5,4) – United Launch Alliance

  • Family: Delta
  • Length: 70.7 m
  • Diameter: 5 m
  • Launch Mass: 404 T
  • Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 13730 kg

The Delta IV M+(5,4) was manufactured by United Launch Alliance with the first launch on . Delta IV M+(5,4) has 8 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 8 launches. description


United Launch Alliance – ULA

  • 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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