Kronos Launch Vehicle

The planned launch vehicle for Kronos is the Delta 2925-10 (formerly known as the Delta II 7925-10). The picture shows the launch of the MS-1A Iridium satellites on 1997 May 5 on this launch vehicle. If Kronos is selected for flight, it will be launched from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (adjoining Kennedy Space Center) in approximately 2007 March. Delta 2925
stowed
Kronos in stowed configuration.
fairing
Kronos in launch configuration,
stowed in the Delta 3-m (10-ft) fairing.
deployed
Kronos in deployed configuration.

More on the Delta program can be found on Boeing's Delta home page.


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Updated 2001 October 9
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