PHOTO OF THE DAY: ULA Atlas V Rocket Scheduled to Launch From Cape Canaveral Thursday Afternoon

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Launch window opens at 2:57 p.m. ET

United Launch Alliance will use an Atlas V 551 rocket to launch the sixth and final spacecraft in the Lockheed Martin-built Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) series for the U.S. Space Force Space and Missile Systems Center. (ULA Image)

BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – United Launch Alliance is set launch Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral carrying the Lockheed Martin-built Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF-6) series for the U.S. Space Force Space and Missile Systems Center.

Launch window opens at 2:57 p.m. ET

Coverage of the launch can be seen on Space Coast Daily TV.

• Rocket: Atlas V 551
• Mission: Sixth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF-6)
• Launch Date: Thursday, March 26, 2020 with a two-hour launch window starting at 2:57 p.m. ET.
• Launch Location: Space Launch Complex-41, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida

AEHF satellites provide global, survivable, protected communications capabilities for strategic command and tactical warfighters operating on ground, sea and air platforms.

United Launch Alliance will use an Atlas V 551 rocket to launch the sixth and final spacecraft in the Lockheed Martin-built Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) series for the U.S. Space Force Space and Missile Systems Center.

AEHF satellites provide global, survivable, protected communications capabilities for strategic command and tactical warfighters operating on ground, sea and air platforms.

Atlas V rockets successfully launched the first five AEHF satellites between 2010 and 2019.

The AEHF-6 launch will mark the 83rd Atlas V mission since the inaugural launch in 2002 and the 11th in the 551 configuration.

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