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Atlas-5

Atlas-5(401) (Hot Bird 6) [ILS]

 

Atlas-5(411) (Astra 1KR) [Lockheed Martin]

 

Atlas-5(421) (WGS 1) [ULA]

 

Atlas-5(431) (Inmarsat-4 F1) [ILS]

 

Atlas-5(501) (X-37B OTV-2) [ULA]

 

Atlas-5(511) (Artist impr.)

Atlas-5(521) (Rainbow 1) [ILS]

Atlas-5(531) (AEHF 1) [Spaceflight Now]

Atlas-5(541) (MSL) [NASA]

Atlas-5(551) (New Horizons) [NASA]

Atlas-5 Heavy [GDK]

Booster configurations

Launch Vehicle Strap-On Stage 1 Stage 2
Atlas-5(Light) - CCB / RD-180 Agena-2000
Atlas-5(401) - CCB / RD-180 Centaur-5-SEC / RL10A-4-2 or RL10C-1
Atlas-5(402) - CCB / RD-180 Centaur-5-DEC / 2 × RL10A-4-2
Atlas-5(411) 1 × AJ-60A CCB / RD-180 Centaur-5-SEC / RL10A-4-2 or RL10C-1
Atlas-5(412) 1 × AJ-60A CCB / RD-180 Centaur-5-DEC / 2 × RL10A-4-2
Atlas-5(421) 2 × AJ-60A CCB / RD-180 Centaur-5-SEC / RL10A-4-2 or RL10C-1
Atlas-5(422) 2 × AJ-60A CCB / RD-180 Centaur-5-DEC / 2 × RL10A-4-2
Atlas-5(431) 3 × AJ-60A CCB / RD-180 Centaur-5-SEC / RL10A-4-2 or RL10C-1
Atlas-5(501) - CCB / RD-180 Centaur-5-SEC / RL10A-4-2 or RL10C-1
Atlas-5(502) - CCB / RD-180 Centaur-5-DEC / 2 × RL10A-4-2
Atlas-5(511) 1 × AJ-60A CCB / RD-180 Centaur-5-SEC / RL10A-4-2 or RL10C-1
Atlas-5(512) 1 × AJ-60A CCB / RD-180 Centaur-5-DEC / 2 × RL10A-4-2
Atlas-5(521) 2 × AJ-60A CCB / RD-180 Centaur-5-SEC / RL10A-4-2 or RL10C-1
Atlas-5(522) 2 × AJ-60A CCB / RD-180 Centaur-5-DEC / 2 × RL10A-4-2
Atlas-5(531) 3 × AJ-60A CCB / RD-180 Centaur-5-SEC / RL10A-4-2 or RL10C-1
Atlas-5(532) 3 × AJ-60A CCB / RD-180 Centaur-5-DEC / 2 × RL10A-4-2
Atlas-5(541) 4 × AJ-60A CCB / RD-180 Centaur-5-SEC / RL10A-4-2 or RL10C-1
Atlas-5(542) 4 × AJ-60A CCB / RD-180 Centaur-5-DEC / 2 × RL10A-4-2
Atlas-5(551) 5 × AJ-60A CCB / RD-180 Centaur-5-SEC / RL10A-4-2 or RL10C-1
Atlas-5(552) 5 × AJ-60A CCB / RD-180 Centaur-5-DEC / 2 × RL10A-4-2
Atlas-5(HLV) * 2 × CCB / RD-180 CCB / RD-180 Centaur-5-SEC / RL10A-4-2 or RL10C-1
Atlas-5(HLV) * 2 × CCB / RD-180 CCB / RD-180 Centaur-5-DEC / 2 × RL10A-4-2

* The Light Atlas-5 has been cancelled. The Heavy Atlas-5(HLV) is under development

Performance (kg) LEO LPEO SSO GTO GEO MolO IP
Atlas-5(MLV-D) 3890 1842 1260
Atlas-5(401) * 9050 7335 6670 4950 -
Atlas-5(411) * 9050 9015 8495 6075 -
Atlas-5(421) * 9050 * 9050 * 9050 7000 -
Atlas-5(431) * 9050 * 9050 * 9050 7800 -
Atlas-5(501) 8250 6420 5945 3970 1500
Atlas-5(502) 10300 9050
Atlas-5(511) 10950 8560 7820 5370 1750
Atlas-5(512) 12590 10200
Atlas-5(521) 13300 10490 9585 6485 2760
Atlas-5(522) 15080 11800
Atlas-5(531) 15300 12185 11160 7425 3250
Atlas-5(532) 17250 14600
Atlas-5(541) 17100 13480 12435 8240 3730
Atlas-5(542) 18955 14800
Atlas-5(551) 18500 14520 13550 8700 3960
Atlas-5(552) * 19050 16125 14490
Atlas-5(HLV) 25000 19000 12650 6350 9000

* = structural limit

Nr:  TNr: Vehicle:        Serial:   Fair: LS:         Date:         Payload

 1   1    Atlas-5(401)    AV-001    4S    CC SLC-41   21.08.2002    Hot Bird 6
 2   2    Atlas-5(401)    AV-002    4S    CC SLC-41   13.05.2003    Hellas-Sat 2
 3   1    Atlas-5(521)    AV-003    5S    CC SLC-41   17.07.2003    Rainbow 1
 4   2    Atlas-5(521)    AV-005    5S    CC SLC-41   17.12.2004    AMC 16
 5   1    Atlas-5(431)    AV-004    4L    CC SLC-41   11.03.2005    Inmarsat-4 F1
 6   3    Atlas-5(401)    AV-007    4S    CC SLC-41   12.08.2005    MRO
 7   1    Atlas-5(551)    AV-010    5S    CC SLC-41   19.01.2006    New Horizons [Star-48B]
 8   1    Atlas-5(411)    AV-008    4M    CC SLC-41   20.04.2006    Astra 1KR
 9   4    Atlas-5(401)    AV-013    4S    CC SLC-41   09.03.2007    ASTRO / NEXTSat-CSC / STPSat 1 / CFESat / MidSTAR 1 / FalconSat 3
10   5    Atlas-5(401)    AV-009    4M    CC SLC-41   15.06.2007 p  Intruder 8A (USA 194) / Intruder 8B (USA 194-2, NROL 30)
11   1    Atlas-5(421)    AV-011    4M    CC SLC-41   11.10.2007    WGS 1 (USA 195)
12   6    Atlas-5(401)    AV-015    4S    CC SLC-41   10.12.2007    Quasar 16 (USA 198, NROL 24)
13   2    Atlas-5(411)    AV-006    4M    Va SLC-3E   13.03.2008    Trumpet-F/O 2 (USA 200, NROL 28, SBIRS HEO-2, TWINS B)
14   2    Atlas-5(421)    AV-014    4L    CC SLC-41   14.04.2008    ICO G1
15   3    Atlas-5(421)    AV-016    4M    CC SLC-41   04.04.2009    WGS 2 (USA 204)
16   7    Atlas-5(401)    AV-020    4S    CC SLC-41   18.06.2009    LRO / LCROSS
17   8    Atlas-5(401)    AV-018    4S    CC SLC-41   08.09.2009    PAN (P360, USA 207)
18   9    Atlas-5(401)    AV-017    4S    Va SLC-3E   18.10.2009    DMSP-5D3 F18 (USA 210)
19   2    Atlas-5(431)    AV-024    4L    CC SLC-41   23.11.2009    Intelsat 14
20  10    Atlas-5(401)    AV-021    4S    CC SLC-41   11.02.2010    SDO
21   1    Atlas-5(501)    AV-012    5S    CC SLC-41   22.04.2010    X-37B OTV-1 (USA 212)
22   1    Atlas-5(531)    AV-019    5S    CC SLC-41   14.08.2010    AEHF 1 (USA 214)
23   2    Atlas-5(501)    AV-025    5M    Va SLC-3E   20.09.2010    Topaz 1 (USA 215, NROL 41)
24   3    Atlas-5(501)    AV-026    5S    CC SLC-41   05.03.2011    X-37B OTV-2 (USA 226)
25   3    Atlas-5(411)    AV-027    4M    Va SLC-3E   15.04.2011    Intruder 9A (USA 229) / Intruder 9B (USA 229-2, NROL 34)
26  11    Atlas-5(401)    AV-022    4S    CC SLC-41   07.05.2011    SBIRS-GEO 1 (USA 230)
27   2    Atlas-5(551)    AV-029    5S    CC SLC-41   05.08.2011    Juno
28   1    Atlas-5(541)    AV-028    5S    CC SLC-41   26.11.2011    MSL (Curiosity)
29   3    Atlas-5(551)    AV-030    5M    CC SLC-41   24.02.2012    MUOS 1
30   2    Atlas-5(531)    AV-031    5S    CC SLC-41   04.05.2012    AEHF 2 (USA 235)
31  12    Atlas-5(401)    AV-023    4S    CC SLC-41   20.06.2012    Quasar 18 (USA 236, NROL 38)
32  13    Atlas-5(401)    AV-032    4S    CC SLC-41   30.08.2012    RBSP A / RBSP B
33  14    Atlas-5(401)    AV-033    4M    Va SLC-3E   13.09.2012    Intruder 10A (USA 238) / Intruder 10B (USA 238-2, NROL 36) / Aeneas / SMDC-ONE 2.1 / 
                                                                    SMDC-ONE 2.2 / STARE A / CINEMA 1 / CSSWE / CXBN / AeroCube 4A / AeroCube 4B / 
                                                                    AeroCube 4C / CP 5 / OUTSat
34   4    Atlas-5(501)    AV-034    5S    CC SLC-41   11.12.2012    X-37B OTV-3 (USA 240)
35  15    Atlas-5(401)    AV-036    4M    CC SLC-41   31.01.2013    TDRS 11 (K)
36  16    Atlas-5(401)    AV-035    4M    Va SLC-3E   11.02.2013    Landsat 8 (LDCM)
37  17    Atlas-5(401)    AV-037    4S    CC SLC-41   19.03.2013    SBIRS-GEO 2 (USA 241)
38  18    Atlas-5(401)    AV-039    4S    CC SLC-41   15.05.2013    GPS-2F 4 (USA 242)
39   4    Atlas-5(551)    AV-040    5M    CC SLC-41   19.07.2013    MUOS 2  
40   3    Atlas-5(531)    AV-041    5S    CC SLC-41   18.09.2013    AEHF 3 (USA 246)
41  19    Atlas-5(401)    AV-038    4S    CC SLC-41   18.11.2013    MAVEN
42   5    Atlas-5(501)    AV-042    5M    Va SLC-3E   06.12.2013    Topaz 3 (USA 247, NROL 39) / ALICE / SMDC-ONE 2.3 / SMDC-ONE 2.4 / SNaP / TacSat 6 /
                                                                    FIREBIRD A / FIREBIRD B / AeroCube 5A / AeroCube 5B / CUNYSAT 1 / IPEX / M-Cubed/COVE 2
43  20    Atlas-5(401)    AV-043    4M    CC SLC-41   24.01.2014    TDRS 12 (L)
44  21    Atlas-5(401)    AV-044    4S    Va SLC-3E   03.04.2014    DMSP-5D3 F19 (USA 249) 
45   2    Atlas-5(541)    AV-045    5S    CC SLC-41   10.04.2014    Mercury F/O 1 ? (USA 250, NROL 67)
46  22    Atlas-5(401)    AV-046    4S    CC SLC-41   22.05.2014    Quasar 19 (USA 252, NROL 33)
47  23    Atlas-5(401)    AV-048    4S    CC SLC-41   02.08.2014    GPS-2F 7 (USA 256)
48  24    Atlas-5(401)    AV-047    4S    Va SLC-3E   13.08.2014    WorldView 3


Planned:

49  25    Atlas-5(401)    x         4S    CC SLC-41   xx.09.2014    CLIO
50  26    Atlas-5(401)    x         4S    CC SLC-41   xx.10.2014    GPS-2F 8
51  27    Atlas-5(401) ?  x         4     Va SLC-3E   xx.xx.2014    NROL 35 / cubesats
52   5    Atlas-5(551)    x         5M    CC SLC-41   xx.01.2015    MUOS 4
53   4    Atlas-5(421)    x         4L    CC SLC-41   xx.03.2015    MMS A / MMS B / MMS C / MMS D
54   5    Atlas-5(421)    x         4L    CC SLC-41   xx.05.2015    MEXSAT 2 (Morelos 3)
55  28    Atlas-5(401)    x         4S    CC SLC-41   xx.06.2015    GPS-2F 10
 
 x   x    Atlas-5(531)    x         5S    CC SLC-41   xx.xx.2017    AEHF 4
 x   1    Atlas-5(422)    x         -     CC SLC-41   xx.xx.2016    CST-100 F1
 x   x    Atlas-5(422)    x         -     CC SLC-41   xx.xx.2016    CST-100 F2
 x   1    Atlas-5(412)    x         -     CC SLC-41   xx.xx.2016    Dream Chaser F1
 x   x    Atlas-5(541)    x         5S    CC SLC-41   xx.xx.2015    GOES R
 x   x    Atlas-5(541)    x         5S    CC SLC-41   xx.xx.2017    GOES S
 x   x    Atlas-5(401)    x         4S    CC SLC-41   xx.xx.2016    GPS-2F 11
 x   x    Atlas-5(401)    x         4S    CC SLC-41   xx.xx.2016    GPS-2F 12
 x   x    Atlas-5(401)    x         4     CC SLC-41   xx.xx.2016    GSSAP 3 / GSSAP 4
 x   x    Atlas-5(401)    x         4S    Va SLC-3E   xx.03.2016    InSight (Discovery 12)
 x   x    Atlas-5(401)    x         4M    Va SLC-3E   xx.xx.2015    Intruder 11A / Intruder 11B (NROL 55) / LightSail A / PTecSat / USS Langley / PSat A /
                                                                    PSat B / ARC / BisonSat / Fox 1 / BRICsat
 x   x    Atlas-5(541)    x         5S    Va SLC-3E ? xx.xx.xxxx    Mercury F/O 2 ? (NROL 42)
 x   x    Atlas-5(551)    x         5M    CC SLC-41   xx.xx.201x    MUOS 3
 x   x    Atlas-5(551)    x         5M    CC SLC-41   xx.xx.2016    MUOS 5
 x   x    Atlas-5(411)    x         4     CC SLC-41   xx.xx.2017    Solar Orbiter
 x   x    Atlas-5(501)    x         5M    Va SLC-3E   xx.xx.201x    Topaz 4 (NROL 45) ?
 x   x    Atlas-5(411)    x         4S    CC SLC-41   xx.xx.2016    OSIRIS-REx
 x   x    Atlas-5(401)    x         4     Va SLC-3E   xx.xx.2016    WorldView 4
 x   x    Atlas-5(401)    x         4     ?           xx.xx.xxxx    AFSPC 8
 x   x    Atlas-5(411)    x         4     CC SLC-41   xx.xx.2016    NROL 61
 x   x    Atlas-5(401)    x         4     ?           xx.xx.xxxx    (NRO)
 x   x    Atlas-5(501)    x         5     ?           xx.xx.xxxx    (USAF)
 x   x    Atlas-5(501)    x         5     ?           xx.xx.xxxx    (USAF)
 x   x    Atlas-5(511)    x         5     ?           xx.xx.xxxx    (USAF)

 
Failures:

Flight 10: Centaur shut down 4 sec too early during second burn due to a leaking oxygen valve


Fairing types:

-  = none
4S = 4 m diameter,  9.4 m inner height (LPF)
4M = 4 m diameter, 10.3 m inner height (EPF)
4L = 4 m diameter, 11.2 m inner height (XEPF)
5S = 5 m diameter, 10.2 m inner height
5M = 5 m diameter, 12.9 m inner height
5L = 5 m diameter, 15.9 m inner height


Launch sites:

CC  = Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Eastern Test Range, Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA USA
Va  = Vandenberg AFB, California, USA USA

EELV contract list