LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Sat Nov 06 2004
United States Air Force

GPS IIR-13

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

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(5:39 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

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(5:39 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

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(5:39 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

Rocket Details

Name:

Delta II 7925-9.5

Description:

Delta II is an American space launch system developed by McDonnell Douglas, now part of the Delta rocket family operated by United Launch Alliance. With more than 150 missions and a nearly perfect track record, Delta II has established itself as one of the most successful orbital launch systems.

Delta II 7925-9.5 rocket
MISSION OVERVIEW
  • Type: Navigation
  • Launch delayed from September 22, October 8, 25 and 30, November 5. Fired its apogee motor at around 02:40 GMT on November 9 to transfer from its initial 159 x 20380 km x 39.1 deg transfer orbit to its operational orbit in the GPS constellation..
COMPLEX OVERVIEW

Location

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Pad

Space Launch Complex 17B