NEXT SPACEFLIGHT

Status

Success

NROL-70

Launch Time
Tue Apr 09, 2024 16:53 UTC

Final launch of Delta IV Heavy rocket and the Delta family.

Rocket

Delta IV Heavy
Image Credit: ULA
ULA
Status: Retired
Price: $350.0 million
Liftoff Thrust: 9,411 kN
Payload to LEO: 28,370 kg
Payload to GTO: 13,810 kg
Stages: 2
Strap-ons: 2
Rocket Height: 72.0 m
Fairing Diameter: 5.1 m
Fairing Height: 19.1 m

Mission Details

NROL-70

NROL-70 is a classified payload for the National Reconnaissance Office.

Location

SLC-37B, Cape Canaveral SFS, Florida, USA

Stats

2024

68th orbital launch attempt

United Launch Alliance

160th mission
2nd mission of 2024
159th successful mission
155th consecutive successful mission

Delta IV Heavy

16th mission
1st mission of 2024
15th successful mission
15th consecutive successful mission