CRS2 DC-2 (SNC Dream Chaser)

CRS2 DC-2 (SNC Dream Chaser)

Vulcan DEC 21 2024 08:00PM

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The mission, called CRS2 DC-2 (SNC Dream Chaser), will be launched by a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Vulcan rocket. Currently, 2024 (UTC) is the target launch date.Under the Commercial Resupply Service 2 (CRS-2) contract, Dream Chaser has been chosen by NASA to supply the International Space Station with cargo delivery, return, and disposal services.Dream Chaser enables versatility with compatible commercial runways globally and can return vital cargo to Earth at less than 1.5g.

Last updated: May 10, 2024

Launch Information

Launch Information

Launch Vehicle Details

Mission NameCRS2 DC-2 (SNC Dream Chaser)
Launch SiteSLC-41, Cape Canaveral SFS, Florida, United States
Launch VehicleVulcan
AgencyUnited Launch Alliance
Launch DateDEC 21 2024
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Vulcan rocket will launch the CRS2 DC-2 (SNC Dream Chaser) mission. The launch date is currently targeted for 2024 (UTC).A flexible 15-foot transport and cargo vehicle to be used as an attachment to the Dream Chaser spaceplane. DC-200.

Launch Vehicle - Vulcan

Mass546700 Kg (1205300 lb)
Height61.6 m (202 ft)
Diameter5.4 m (18 ft)
Stages2
Boosters0, 2, 4, or 6
Payload To GEO35786 Km circular at 0 Degree
Payload To GTO35786 Km x 185 Km at 27.0 Degree
Payload To LEO200 Km circular at 28.7 Degree
Payload To MEO20368 Km circular at 55 Degree
Payload To TLIC3: -2 km2/sec2
Fuel OxidizerLiquefied Natural Gas (LNG)/Liquid Oxygen (LO2)
Payload Fairing15.5-m (51-ft)