AEHF-2 (USA 235)

USA

Spacecraft n:

US spacecraft n:

AEHF = Advanced Extreme High Frequency Satellite

Launch data:

Designation 38254 / 12019A
Launch date 04 May 2012 - 18:42 UT
Launch site CC, SLC-41
Launch vehicle  Atlas-V(531) (AV-031)
Mission Military: Communications
Earth orbit on May 4.86:
Perigee / Apogee 175 x 50098 km
Eccentricity 0.792
Inclination 20.71 deg
Period 927.98 min


Spacecraft data:

Prime manufacturer Lockheed Martin (Bus), Northrop Grumman (Payload)
Platform A2100M
Operator USAF
Mass at launch  6168 kg
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  Box + 2 panels
Dimension (m) 
Equipment 
Solar array 2 deployable 5 segment solar arrays, 27.13 span
Stabilization  
Propulsion IHI BT-4, HCT
DC power  
Design lifetime  > million years (active: 14 yrs)

Location:

DatePositionRemarks
 July 2012  10° W 



Description:

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