[2011-03-05] Atlas V 501 | OTV-2 (X-37B) (USA-226)

Dati principali del lancio

Data di lancio 2011-03-05 22:46:00
Esito lancio SUCCESSO

Dettagli della missione

Nome OTV-2 (X-37B) (USA-226)
Tipo Governativo/Top Secret
Orbita Orbita bassa terrestre (LEO)

Centro e rampa di lancio

Nome Space Launch Complex 41 - Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA1 2 :us:
Lanci dalla rampa 107
Lanci dal Centro 858
Atterraggi al Centro 24

Lanciatore

Vettore Atlas V 501 1
Costruttore United Launch Alliance :us: 1 2
Fornitore servizi di lancio United Launch Alliance :us:1 2
Primo volo 2010-04-22
Numero stadi 2
Altezza 58,30 m
Diametro 3,80 m
Peso al lancio 334 t
Spinta al decollo 3.827 kN
Capacità di carico LEO: 8.210 kg
GTO: 3.780 kg
Successi/Lanci totali 7/7 (7 consecutivi)

Video

An Atlas V launched the second Orbital Test Vehicle mission for the United States Air force from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station …

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It is the first flight of the second Boeing X-37B, a United States Air Force Orbital Test Vehicle 2, which is an unmanned 5000 kg, 8.8 m-long reusable mini-spaceplane capable of autonomous re-entry and landing. The OTV-2 mission was designed to test new technologies, however the specific identity of the spaceship’s payload was not revealed. The mission concluded after 468 days in orbit.