Atlas V

ULA's Atlas V rocket has been the rocket of choice for NASA missions to pretty much any planet in the solar system you can think of.

Manufacturer

ULA

Ownership

Private

Country

USA

Status

Active

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Any other rocket

Performance: Medium Lift

Payload to Orbit

Maximum Lift Capacity to various orbits. LEO stands for Low Earth Orbit and GTO stands for Geostationary Transfer Orbit.

LEO

20520 kg

GTO

8900 kg

Moon

kg

Mars

kg

Fairing Size

Payload fairing is the nose cone used to protect payload against the impact of heat & pressure during launch.

Fairing Height

20 m

Fairing Diameter

5.4 m

Costs

Launch Cost

US$ 110 million

Cost to LEO

US$ 5361/kg

Cost to GTO

US$ 12360/kg

Launch History

Notable Missions

Curiosity, Juno, LRO, New Horizons

Total Launches

82

Successful Launches

81

Launch Statistics
Payload Users' Guide
Official Website

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