LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Fri Mar 22 1985
United States Air Force

Intelsat 510

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

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(11:55 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

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(11:55 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

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(11:55 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

Rocket Details

Name:

Atlas G Centaur

Description:

The Atlas G, also known as Atlas G Centaur-D1AR was an American expendable launch system derived from the Atlas-Centaur. It was a member of the Atlas family of rockets, and was used to launch seven communication satellites during the mid to late 1980s. Atlas G consisted of an improved Atlas core with modernized avionics and stretched propellant tanks. The Centaur stage also had several updated components and other technical improvements. It was replaced by the Atlas I, which had an improved guidance system.

Atlas G Centaur rocket
MISSION OVERVIEW
  • Type: Communications
  • Geostationary communications satellite
COMPLEX OVERVIEW

Location

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Pad

Launch Complex 36B