Delta IV Launch From From Cape Canaveral Flawless

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ULA’s fifth launch of 2014 and 82nd overall

BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FLORIDA – A United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket to deploy GPS satellites successfully lifted off tonight at 8:03 p.m. from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Complex 37.

After being scrubbed yesterday, officials said there were no technical problems.

This is ULA’s fifth launch of 2014 and 82nd overall. It also will mark the 26th flight of the Delta IV launch vehicle since its inaugural flight in November 2002.

The satellites being launched provide navigational assistance for operations on land, sea and air. The satellites also support civilian users around the world with GPS for information like highly accurate time, location and velocity.

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ORIGINAL POST: Delta IV rocket Set To Launch From Cape Canaveral

BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FLORIDA – A United Launch Alliance (ULA) launch of a Delta IV rocket to deploy GPS satellites is set for Thursday, May 15 at 8:08 p.m. from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Launch Complex 37.

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) launch of a Delta IV rocket to deploy GPS satellites is set for Thursday, May 15 at 8:08 p.m. from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Launch Complex 37.

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) launch of a Delta IV rocket to deploy GPS satellites is set for Thursday, May 15 at 8:08 p.m. from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Launch Complex 37.

This is ULA’s fifth launch of 2014 and 82nd overall. It also will mark the 26th flight of the Delta IV launch vehicle since its inaugural flight in November 2002.

The satellites being launched provide navigational assistance for operations on land, sea and air. The satellites also support civilian users around the world with GPS for information like highly accurate time, location and velocity.

The weather forecast calls for a 30 percent chance of acceptable weather during the launch window, which closes a 8:26 p.m.

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