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USSF-12
Mission

Two US national security payloads. The first is the Space Force's Wide Field of View (WFOV) Testbed satellite, the second is a multi-manifest satellite for the Department of Defense (DoD).

Mission Type Government/Top Secret
Orbit Geosynchronous Orbit
Hashtag USSF12
Atlas V 541
Atlas V 541

Atlas V with 5m Fairing, 4 SRB, 1 Centaur upper stage engine.

Manufacturer United Launch Alliance
Thrust nullkN
Length 60m
Diameter 3.8m
LEO Capacity 17410kg
GTO Capacity 8290kg
Launch Cost $145m
United Launch Alliance
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.

Type Commercial
Administrator CEO: Tory Bruno
Launch Vehicles Atlas | Delta IV | Vulcan
Spacecraft CST-100 Starliner
Space Launch Complex 41
Space Launch Complex 41
Location Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Total Launches 105
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