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Status

Success

GPS III SV02

Launch Time
Thu Aug 22, 2019 13:06 UTC
The final flight of the Delta IV Medium.

Rocket

Delta IV Medium+ (4,2)
ULA
Status: Retired
Price: $164.0 million
Liftoff Thrust: 4,895 kN
Payload to LEO: 10,440 kg
Payload to GTO: 6,390 kg
Stages: 2
Strap-ons: 2
Rocket Height: 62.5 m
Fairing Diameter: 4.0 m
Fairing Height: 11.75 m

Mission Details

GPS III-2

GPS Block IIIA consists of the first ten (known as "tranche") of GPS III satellites, which will be used to keep the Navstar Global Positioning System operational. Lockheed Martin designed, developed and manufactured the GPS III Non-Flight Satellite Testbed (GNST) and all ten Block IIIA satellites.
Payloads: 1
Total Mass: 3,880 kg
Medium Earth Orbit

Location

Stats

2019

61st orbital launch attempt

United Launch Alliance

135th mission
135th successful mission

Delta IV Medium

29th mission
29th successful mission