- 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.
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. United Launch Alliance is a Commercial USA entity that was founded in 2006 and is administered by CEO: Tory Bruno.
United Launch Alliance has 156 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 156 launches.