Atlas V 421 | SBIRS GEO-5

Atlas V 421 | SBIRS GEO-5

Space Launch Complex 41
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Fifth geosynchronous satellite of the Space Based Infrared System program (SBIRS), providing capabilities for early missile warning and missile defense. SBIRS GEO-5 is the first satellite using Lockheed Martin's LM2100 combat bus.

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United Launch Alliance

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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Atlas V 421


Height 58.30 Meters

Max Stages 2

Mass To GTO 6890 kg

Liftoff Thrust 0 kN

Diameter 3.80 Meters

Mass To LEO 14067 kg

Liftoff Mass 433 Tonnes


Launch Success 7

Consecutive Success 7

Maiden Flight 2007-10-11

Launch Failures 0


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Nosu

2021-05-18T18:54:27+0000

Successful launch

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Cosmic_Penguin

2021-05-17T16:39:18+0000

Scrubbed for the day.

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Cosmic_Penguin

2021-05-17T15:50:09+0000

HOLDING

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Cosmic_Penguin

2021-05-17T02:49:14+0000

Updated launch window.

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SwGustav

2021-05-14T01:47:07+0000

Weather 90% GO

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Cosmic_Penguin

2021-05-06T14:58:15+0000

Updated launch time.

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spacevogel

2021-03-25T20:17:36+0000

Launch is scheduled for May 17 according to USSF press release.

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