ULA Atlas V Rocket Launch From Cape Canaveral Ready For Liftoff Saturday Night
By Space Coast Daily // April 14, 2018
Coverage for the launch starts at 6:43 p.m. ET
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BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – United Launch Alliance is scheduled to launch their Atlas V rocket carrying the AFSPC-11 mission for Saturday, April 14, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
Launch window is set to open at 7:13 p.m. ET.
AFSPC-11 will mark the 77th launch of the Atlas V rocket since its inaugural launch in 2002 and the eighth in the 551 configuration, which produces more than 2.5 million pounds of thrust off the launch pad.
This mission will be ULA’s 127th since the company was founded in December 2006.
Coverage of the launch can be seen on Space Coast Daily TV.
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