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Atlas-5

Atlas-5(401) (Hotbird 6) [ILS]

 

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

 

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

 

Atlas-5(431) (Inmarsat-4 F1) [Lockheed Martin]

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

 

Atlas-5(511) (GSSAP 5, 6)

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-3(5)-SEC / RL10A-4-2 or RL10C-1
Atlas-5(402) - CCB / RD-180 Centaur-3(5)-DEC / 2 × RL10A-4-2
Atlas-5(411) 1 × AJ-60A (¹) or 1 × GEM-63 (²) CCB / RD-180 Centaur-3(5)-SEC / RL10A-4-2 or RL10C-1
Atlas-5(412) 1 × AJ-60A (¹) or 1 × GEM-63 (²) CCB / RD-180 Centaur-3(5)-DEC / 2 × RL10A-4-2
Atlas-5(421) 2 × AJ-60A (¹) or 2 × GEM-63 (²) CCB / RD-180 Centaur-3(5)-SEC / RL10A-4-2 or RL10C-1
Atlas-5(422) 2 × AJ-60A (¹) or 2 × GEM-63 (²) CCB / RD-180 Centaur-3(5)-DEC / 2 × RL10A-4-2
Atlas-5(431) 3 × AJ-60A (¹) or 3 × GEM-63 (²) CCB / RD-180 Centaur-3(5)-SEC / RL10A-4-2 or RL10C-1
Atlas-5(501) - CCB / RD-180 Centaur-3(5)-SEC / RL10A-4-2 or RL10C-1
Atlas-5(502) - CCB / RD-180 Centaur-3(5)-DEC / 2 × RL10A-4-2
Atlas-5(511) 1 × AJ-60A (¹) or 1 × GEM-63 (²) CCB / RD-180 Centaur-3(5)-SEC / RL10A-4-2 or RL10C-1
Atlas-5(512) 1 × AJ-60A (¹) or 1 × GEM-63 (²) CCB / RD-180 Centaur-3(5)-DEC / 2 × RL10A-4-2
Atlas-5(521) 2 × AJ-60A (¹) or 2 × GEM-63 (²) CCB / RD-180 Centaur-3(5)-SEC / RL10A-4-2 or RL10C-1
Atlas-5(522) 2 × AJ-60A (¹) or 2 × GEM-63 (²) CCB / RD-180 Centaur-3(5)-DEC / 2 × RL10A-4-2
Atlas-5(531) 3 × AJ-60A (¹) or 3 × GEM-63 (²) CCB / RD-180 Centaur-3(5)-SEC / RL10A-4-2 or RL10C-1
Atlas-5(532) 3 × AJ-60A (¹) or 3 × GEM-63 (²) CCB / RD-180 Centaur-3(5)-DEC / 2 × RL10A-4-2
Atlas-5(541) 4 × AJ-60A (¹) or 4 × GEM-63 (²) CCB / RD-180 Centaur-3(5)-SEC / RL10A-4-2 or RL10C-1
Atlas-5(542) 4 × AJ-60A (¹) or 4 × GEM-63 (²) CCB / RD-180 Centaur-3(5)-DEC / 2 × RL10A-4-2
Atlas-5(551) 5 × AJ-60A (¹) or 5 × GEM-63 (²) CCB / RD-180 Centaur-3(5)-SEC / RL10A-4-2 or RL10C-1
Atlas-5(552) 5 × AJ-60A (¹) or 5 × GEM-63 (²) CCB / RD-180 Centaur-3(5)-DEC / 2 × RL10A-4-2
Atlas-5(HLV) * 2 × CCB / RD-180 CCB / RD-180 Centaur-3(5)-SEC / RL10A-4-2 or RL10C-1
Atlas-5(HLV) * 2 × CCB / RD-180 CCB / RD-180 Centaur-3(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    Hotbird 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 5 (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    Nemesis 1 (PAN, 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   21.09.2010    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, 2.2 / STARE A / CINEMA 1 /
                                                                     CSSWE / CXBN / AeroCube 4A, 4B, 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 3.1, 3.2 / SNaP / TacSat 6 / FIREBIRD FU1, FU2 /
                                                                     AeroCube 5A, 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    SHARP 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
 49  25    Atlas-5(401)    AV-049    4S    CC SLC-41   17.09.2014    Nemesis 2 (CLIO, USA 257)
 50  26    Atlas-5(401)    AV-050    4S    CC SLC-41   29.10.2014    GPS-2F 8 (USA 258)
 51   3    Atlas-5(541)   AV-051    5S    Va SLC-3E   13.12.2014    Trumpet 6 (USA 259, NROL 35, SBIRS HEO-3)
 52   5    Atlas-5(551)   AV-052    5M    CC SLC-41   21.01.2015    MUOS 3
 53   4    Atlas-5(421)   AV-053    4L    CC SLC-41   13.03.2015    MMS 1 / MMS 2 / MMS 3 / MMS 4
 54   6    Atlas-5(501)    AV-054    5S    CC SLC-41   20.05.2015    X-37B OTV-4 (USA 261) / GEARRS 2 / LightSail 1 / OptiCube 1, 2, 3 / USS Langley / AeroCube 8A, 8B / BRICSat-P /
                                                                     PSat A
 55  27    Atlas-5(401)    AV-055    4S    CC SLC-41   15.07.2015    GPS-2F 10 (USA 262)
 56   6    Atlas-5(551)   AV-056    5M    CC SLC-41   02.09.2015    MUOS 4
 57   5    Atlas-5(421)   AV-059    4L    CC SLC-41   02.10.2015    MEXSAT 2 (Morelos 3)
 58  28    Atlas-5(401)    AV-058    4M    Va SLC-3E   08.10.2015    Intruder 11A (USA 264) / Intruder 11B (USA-264-2, NROL 55) / SNaP-3 ALICE, EDDIE, JIMI / LMRSTSat /
                                                                     SINOD-D 1, 3 / AeroCube 5C / OCSD A / ARC 1 / BisonSat / Fox 1A / PropCube 1, 3
 59  29    Atlas-5(401)    AV-060    4S    CC SLC-41   31.10.2015    GPS-2F 11 (USA 265)
 60  30    Atlas-5(401)    AV-061    4L    CC SLC-41   06.12.2015    Cygnus CRS-4 / SIMPL↑ / AggieSat 4↑ / Bevo 2↑ / Flock-2e 1, ..., 12↑ / MinXSS 1↑ / CADRE↑ / Nodes 1, 2↑ /
                                                                     STMSat 1↑ / SNAPS↑
 61  31    Atlas-5(401)    AV-057    4S    CC SLC-41   05.02.2016    GPS-2F 12 (USA 266)
 62  32    Atlas-5(401)    AV-064    4L    CC SLC-41   23.03.2016 .  Cygnus CRS-6 / Diwata 1↑ / Flock-2e' 1, ..., 20↑ / Lemur-2 5, ..., 13↑
 63   7    Atlas-5(551)   AV-063    5M    CC SLC-41   24.06.2016    MUOS 5
 64   6    Atlas-5(421)   AV-065    4L    CC SLC-41   28.07.2016    Quasar 20 ? (USA 269, NROL 61)
 65   4    Atlas-5(411)   AV-067    4S    CC SLC-41   08.09.2016    OSIRIS-REx
 66  33    Atlas-5(401)    AV-062    4S    Va SLC-3E   11.11.2016    WorldView 4 / RAVAN / OptiCube 4 / Aerocube 8C / Aerocube 8D / Prometheus 2.1 / Prometheus 2.3 / CELTEE 1
 67   4    Atlas-5(541)   AV-069    5S    CC SLC-41   19.11.2016    GOES 16 (R)
 68   3    Atlas-5(431)   AV-071    4L    CC SLC-41   18.12.2016    EchoStar 19 (Jupiter 2)
 69  34    Atlas-5(401)    AV-066    4S    CC SLC-41   21.01.2017    SBIRS-GEO 3 (USA 273)
 70  35    Atlas-5(401)    AV-068    4M    Va SLC-3E   01.03.2017    Intruder 12A (USA 274) / Intruder 12B (USA 274-2, NROL 79)
 71  36    Atlas-5(401)    AV-070    4L    CC SLC-41   18.04.2017    Cygnus CRS-7 / ALTAIR 1↑ / SHARC↑ / SUSat↑ / UNSW-EC0↑ / i-INSPIRE 2↑ / ZA-AeroSat↑ / nSIGHT 1↑ / Ex-Alta 1↑ /
                                                                     LilacSat 1↑ / NJUST 1↑ / Aoxiang 1↑ / SOMP 2↑ / QBITO↑ / Aalto 2↑ / X-CubeSat↑ / SpaceCube↑ / DUTHSat↑ /
                                                                     UPSat↑ / Hoopoe↑ / LINK↑ / SNUSAT 1, 1b↑ / qbee50-LTU-OC↑ / BeEagleSat↑ / HAVELSAT↑ / Phoenix↑ /
                                                                     PolyITAN-2-SAU↑ / QBUS 1↑ / QBUS 2↑ / QBUS 4↑ / IceCube↑ / CSUNSat 1↑ / CXBN 2↑ / KySat 3↑ /
                                                                     Lemur-2 30, ..., 33↑
 72  37    Atlas-5(401)    AV-074    4M    CC SLC-41   18.08.2017    TDRS 13 (M)
 73   5    Atlas-5(541)   AV-072    5S    Va SLC-3E   24.09.2017    Trumpet 7 (USA 278, NROL 42, SBIRS HEO-4)
 74   7    Atlas-5(421)   AV-075    4L    CC SLC-41   15.10.2017    Quasar 21 ? (USA 279, NROL 52)
 75   5    Atlas-5(411)   AV-076    4S    CC SLC-41   20.01.2018    SBIRS-GEO 4 (USA 282)
 76   6    Atlas-5(541)   AV-077    5S    CC SLC-41   01.03.2018    GOES 17 (S)
 77   8    Atlas-5(551)   AV-079    5S    CC SLC-41   14.04.2018    CBAS 1 (USA 283, AFSPC 11) / EAGLE (USA 284) / Mycroft (USA 285) / USA 286 / USA 287
 78  38    Atlas-5(401)    AV-078    4S    Va SLC-3E   05.05.2018    InSight (Discovery 12) / MarCO A / MarCO B
 79   9    Atlas-5(551)   AV-073    5S    CC SLC-41   17.10.2018    AEHF 4 (USA 288)
 80  10    Atlas-5(551)   AV-083    5S    CC SLC-41   08.08.2019    AEHF 5 (USA 292) / TDO 1
 81   1    Atlas-5(N22)   AV-080    -     CC SLC-41   20.12.2019    Starliner OFT
 82   6    Atlas-5(411)   AV-087    4S    CC SLC-41   10.02.2020    Solar Orbiter
 83  11    Atlas-5(551)   AV-086    5S    CC SLC-41   26.03.2020    AEHF 6 (USA 298) / TDO 2
 84   7    Atlas-5(501)    AV-081    5S    CC SLC-41   17.05.2020    X-37B OTV-6 (USA 299) / FalconSat 8 (USA 300)
 85   7    Atlas-5(541)   AV-088    5S    CC SLC-41   25.07.2020    Mars 2020 (Perseverance)
 86   4    Atlas-5(531)   AV-090    5M    CC SLC-41   13.11.2020    USA 310 (NROL 101)
 87   8    Atlas-5(421)   AV-091    4L    CC SLC-41   18.05.2021    SBIRS-GEO 5 (USA 315) / TDO 3 / TDO 4
 88  39    Atlas-5(401)    AV-092    4L    Va SLC-3E   27.09.2021    Landsat 9 / CuPID / CUTE / Cesium Satellite 1, 2
 89  40    Atlas-5(401)    AV-096    4S    CC SLC-41   16.10.2021    Lucy (Discovery 13)
 90  12    Atlas-5(551)   AV-093    5S    CC SLC-41   07.12.2021    STPSat 6 / LDPE 1 / ASCENT
 91   1    Atlas-5(511)   AV-084    5S    CC SLC-41   21.01.2022    GSSAP 5 (USA 324) / GSSAP 6 (USA 325)
 92   8    Atlas-5(541)   AV-095    5S    CC SLC-41   01.03.2022    GOES 18 (T)
 93   2    Atlas-5(N22)   AV-082    -     CC SLC-41   19.05.2022    Starliner OFT-2
 94   9    Atlas-5(541)   AV-094    5S    CC SLC-41   01.07.2022    WFOV-T (USA 332) / USSF-12 Ring (USA 333) / USA 337
 95   9    Atlas-5(421)   AV-097    4L    CC SLC-41   04.08.2022    SBIRS-GEO 6 (USA 336)


Planned:

  x   x    Atlas-5(551)    x         5     CC SLC-41   xx.xx.2023    KuiperSat LAt1 1, ..., x
  x   x    Atlas-5(551)    x         5     CC SLC-41   xx.xx.202x    KuiperSat LAt2 1, ..., x
  x   x    Atlas-5(551)    x         5     CC SLC-41   xx.xx.202x    KuiperSat LAt3 1, ..., x
  x   x    Atlas-5(551)    x         5     CC SLC-41   xx.xx.202x    KuiperSat LAt4 1, ..., x
  x   x    Atlas-5(551)    x         5     CC SLC-41   xx.xx.202x    KuiperSat LAt5 1, ..., x
  x   x    Atlas-5(551)    x         5     CC SLC-41   xx.xx.202x    KuiperSat LAt6 1, ..., x
  x   x    Atlas-5(551)    x         5     CC SLC-41   xx.xx.202x    KuiperSat LAt7 1, ..., x
  x   x    Atlas-5(551)    x         5     CC SLC-41   xx.xx.202x    KuiperSat LAt8 1, ..., x
  x   x    Atlas-5(551)    x         5     CC SLC-41   xx.xx.202x    KuiperSat LAt9 1, ..., x
  x  41    Atlas-5(401)    AV-098    4M    Va SLC-3E   xx.11.2022    JPSS 2 / LOFTID
 96   5    Atlas-5(531)    AV-099    5S    CC SLC-41   xx.10.2022    SES 20 / SES 21
  x  13    Atlas-5(551)    x         5     CC SLC-41   xx.11.2023    Silent Barker (NROL 107)
  x   3    Atlas-5(N22)    AV-085    -     CC SLC-41   xx.02.2023    Starliner CFT
  x   4    Atlas-5(N22)    x         -     CC SLC-41   xx.xx.202x    Starliner 1
  x   5    Atlas-5(N22)    x         -     CC SLC-41   xx.xx.202x    Starliner 2
  x   6    Atlas-5(N22)    x         -     CC SLC-41   xx.xx.20xx    Starliner 3
  x   7    Atlas-5(N22)    x         -     CC SLC-41   xx.xx.20xx    Starliner 4
  x   8    Atlas-5(N22)    x         -     CC SLC-41   xx.xx.20xx    Starliner 5
  x   9    Atlas-5(N22)    x         -     CC SLC-41   xx.xx.20xx    Starliner 6
  x   x    Atlas-5(551)    x         5     CC SLC-41   xx.03.2023    ViaSat 3 EMEA
  x   x    Atlas-5(551)    AV-101    5     CC SLC-41   xx.xx.2022    USSF 51


Failures:

Flight 10: Centaur shut down 4 sec too early during second burn due to a leaking oxygen valve
Flight 62: Stage 1 shut down too early, fully compensated by upper stage.


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

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