Delta IV Heavy | EFT-1

Delta IV Heavy | EFT-1

Space Launch Complex 37B
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA













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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.



Exploration Flight Test-1 was the first test flight of the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle. The spacecraft was flown on a Delta IV Heavy to orbit, intending to test systems in preparation for future flights.

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Orion 001

Serial 001

Launch Crew Count 0

Status Retired

Landing Time 2014-12-05T16:29:00+0000


Delta IV Heavy

Height 72.00 Meters

Max Stages 2

Mass To GTO 14210 kg

Liftoff Thrust 8674 kN

Diameter 5.00 Meters

Mass To LEO 28370 kg

Liftoff Mass 733 Tonnes

Launch Success 14

Consecutive Success 14

Maiden Flight 2004-12-21

Launch Failures 1




The Artemis program is a US government-funded crewed spaceflight program that has the goal of landing "the first woman and the next man" on the Moon, specifically at the lunar south pole region by 2024.

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