National Aeronautics and Space Administration

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Government

Administrator: Jim Bridenstine

Successful Launches 38

Failed Launches 3

Pending Launches 8

Agency Description

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. NASA have many launch facilities but most are inactive. The most commonly used pad will be LC-39B at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Next National Aeronautics and Space Administration Launch

SLS Block 1 | Artemis-1

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Launch Complex 39B

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Rocket Configs

SLS Block 1B


Height 0.00 Meters

Max Stages 0

Mass To GTO 0 kg

Liftoff Thrust 0 kN

Diameter 0.00 Meters

Mass To LEO 0 kg

Liftoff Mass 0 Tonnes


Launch Success 0

Consecutive Success 0

Maiden Flight Unknown

Launch Failures 0


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Space Launch System (SLS)


Height 111.00 Meters

Max Stages 3

Mass To GTO 0 kg

Liftoff Thrust 0 kN

Diameter 8.40 Meters

Mass To LEO 130000 kg

Liftoff Mass 0 Tonnes


Launch Success 0

Consecutive Success 0

Maiden Flight Unknown

Launch Failures 0


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Orion Abort Test Booster


Height 0.00 Meters

Max Stages 1

Mass To GTO 0 kg

Liftoff Thrust 2200 kN

Diameter 5.50 Meters

Mass To LEO 0 kg

Liftoff Mass 0 Tonnes


Launch Success 1

Consecutive Success 1

Maiden Flight 2019-07-02

Launch Failures 0


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Ares I-X


Height 99.70 Meters

Max Stages 1

Mass To GTO 0 kg

Liftoff Thrust 12000 kN

Diameter 3.71 Meters

Mass To LEO 0 kg

Liftoff Mass 816 Tonnes


Launch Success 1

Consecutive Success 1

Maiden Flight 2009-10-28

Launch Failures 0


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Saturn V


Height 110.60 Meters

Max Stages 3

Mass To GTO 0 kg

Liftoff Thrust 35100 kN

Diameter 10.10 Meters

Mass To LEO 140000 kg

Liftoff Mass 2970 Tonnes


Launch Success 13

Consecutive Success 13

Maiden Flight 1967-11-09

Launch Failures 0


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Saturn IB


Height 43.20 Meters

Max Stages 2

Mass To GTO 0 kg

Liftoff Thrust 7100 kN

Diameter 6.61 Meters

Mass To LEO 21000 kg

Liftoff Mass 590 Tonnes


Launch Success 6

Consecutive Success 6

Maiden Flight 1966-02-26

Launch Failures 0


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Titan II


Height 33.20 Meters

Max Stages 2

Mass To GTO 0 kg

Liftoff Thrust 1913 kN

Diameter 3.05 Meters

Mass To LEO 3850 kg

Liftoff Mass 154 Tonnes


Launch Success 10

Consecutive Success 10

Maiden Flight 1964-04-08

Launch Failures 0


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Atlas


Height 28.70 Meters

Max Stages 1

Mass To GTO 0 kg

Liftoff Thrust 1300 kN

Diameter 3.00 Meters

Mass To LEO 1360 kg

Liftoff Mass 120 Tonnes


Launch Success 6

Consecutive Success 6

Maiden Flight 1960-07-29

Launch Failures 1


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Scout X-1


Height 25.00 Meters

Max Stages 4

Mass To GTO 0 kg

Liftoff Thrust 471 kN

Diameter 1.01 Meters

Mass To LEO 59 kg

Liftoff Mass 16 Tonnes


Launch Success 1

Consecutive Success 0

Maiden Flight 1960-07-02

Launch Failures 2


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Spacecraft Configs

Orion


Maiden Flight

Active Yes

Human Rated No

Height 0.00 Metres

Diameter 0.00 Metres


Space Shuttle


Maiden Flight 1981-04-12

Active No

Human Rated Yes

Height 56.10 Metres

Diameter 8.70 Metres


Apollo Command/Service Module


Maiden Flight 1966-02-26

Active No

Human Rated Yes

Height 11.00 Metres

Diameter 3.90 Metres


Gemini


Maiden Flight 1964-04-08

Active No

Human Rated Yes

Height 5.61 Metres

Diameter 3.00 Metres


Mercury


Maiden Flight 1961-05-05

Active No

Human Rated Yes

Height 3.30 Metres

Diameter 1.80 Metres


North American X-15


Maiden Flight 1959-06-08

Active No

Human Rated Yes

Height 15.45 Metres

Diameter 6.80 Metres


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