ROCKET DELIVERY AT THE PORT: Truck Unloads First Stage of United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 Rocket

By  //  May 14, 2019

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mission marks 80th flight of an Atlas 5 rocket since 2002

A truck unloads the first stage of a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket from ULA’s Mariner transport vessel at Port Canaveral. (ULA image)

BREVARD COUNTY • PORT CANAVERAL – A truck recently unloaded the first stage of a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket from ULA’s Mariner transport vessel at Port Canaveral.

The Mariner recently delivered the first and second stages of a rocket scheduled to carry the Air Force’s fifth Advanced Extremely High Frequency communications satellite into orbit on June 27 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s pad 41, just north of the Port.

The mission will mark the 80th flight of an Atlas 5 rocket since 2002 and will be the first Atlas 5 launch of 2019.

The mission will mark the 80th flight of an Atlas 5 rocket since 2002 and will be the first Atlas 5 launch of 2019. (ULA image)

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