Atlas V 421 | WGS-1

Atlas V 421 | WGS-1

Space Launch Complex 41
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA













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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 8

Consecutive Success 8

Maiden Flight 2007-10-11

Launch Failures 0

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