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Status

Success

AEHF 6

Launch Time
Thu Mar 26, 2020 20:18 UTC
First launch for the United States Space Force.

Rocket

Atlas V 551
ULA
Status: Active
Price: $153.0 million
Liftoff Thrust: 12,269 kN
Payload to LEO: 18,850 kg
Payload to GTO: 8,900 kg
Stages: 2
Strap-ons: 5
Rocket Height: 62.2 m
Fairing Diameter: 5.4 m
Fairing Height: 26.5 m

Mission Details

AEHF 6

Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) is a series of communications satellites operated by the United States Space Force. They will be used to relay secure communications for the Armed Forces of the United States, the British Armed Forces, the Canadian Forces and the Royal Netherlands Armed Forces.
Payloads: 1
Total Mass: 6,128 kg
Geostationary Transfer Orbit

TDO

It's a 12U CubeSat launched for the United States Space Force
Payloads: 1
Geostationary Transfer Orbit

Location

SLC-41, Cape Canaveral AFS, Florida, USA

Stats

2020

24th orbital launch attempt

United Launch Alliance

138th mission
138th successful mission

Atlas V

83rd mission
83rd successful mission