LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Sat May 07 2011
United Launch Alliance

SBIRS GEO Flight 1 (USA-230) (SBIRS GEO-1)

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

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(6:10 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

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(6:10 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

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(6:10 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

Rocket Details

Name:

Atlas V 401

Description:

An Atlas V with a 4 meter diameter fairing, no boosters and a single centaur upper stage engine.

Atlas V 401 rocket
MISSION OVERVIEW
  • Type: Government/Top Secret
  • This geostationary satellite is tasked with providing capabilities for early missile warning and missile defense.
COMPLEX OVERVIEW

Location

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Pad

Space Launch Complex 41