Author Topic: Atlas V N22 - Starliner OFT (uncrewed) - NET Aug 2018  (Read 8048 times)

Offline ZachS09

Incorrect, the last DEC was flown in 2005 on an Atlas IIIB

Actually, that last Atlas IIIB in February 2005 flew with a Single-Engined Centaur.

Below is a snapshot from the ILS broadcast showing the single RL-10 engine.
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"Liftoff of Falcon 9: the world's first reflight of an orbital-class rocket."

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Re: Atlas V N22 - Starliner OFT (uncrewed) - NET Aug 2018
« Reply #21 on: 05/11/2018 02:17 AM »
Incorrect, the last DEC was flown in 2005 on an Atlas IIIB

Actually, that last Atlas IIIB in February 2005 flew with a Single-Engined Centaur.

Below is a snapshot from the ILS broadcast showing the single RL-10 engine.

Oh dear. You’re spot on. My list and memory are wrong. I would have put money on that too. I even watched that one online but it was the stretched SEC.

Offline ZachS09

Oh dear. You’re spot on. My list and memory are wrong. I would have put money on that too. I even watched that one online but it was the stretched SEC.

Yeah. This stretched SEC would be the basis for the SEC used on Atlas V.
"Liftoff of Falcon 9: the world's first reflight of an orbital-class rocket."

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