Atlas 5 (AV-008)

Last modification: April 23, 2006

Atlas 5/411
    Launch date
 Launch window:
 April 20, 2006 – 2027 UTC.
 Launch site
 Launch complex:
 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (Florida, U.S.)
 Launch vehicle

 Upper stage:
 Payload fairing:
 Launch vehicle prime:
 Launch provider:
 Flight number:

 Atlas 5/411
 [Centaur 3/SEC]
 400 Long
 Lockheed Martin Space Systems
 International Launch Services (ILS)
 Targeted orbit:
 Overall lift-off mass:
 Total payload mass:
 386,818 kg
 4,500 kg (est.)

 Maiden flight of Atlas 5/411.
 100th ILS launch.
 Payload moved from Arianespace launch contract in Feb 2005 as Ariane 5ECA did not comply with SES specifications (2 successful qualification flights + 2 successful commercial flights).
 Payload swapped with AMC-14 from Proton M to Atlas 5 in Dec 2005.


 Payload designation Launch customer
Launch contract
Launch mass
Launch adapter
  Astra 1KR SES Global for SES Astra
Apr 2004
(for Astra 1L on Proton))
4,332 kg

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