ULA Atlas V Rocket Rolls Out to Launch Pad at Space Launch Complex-41 in Cape Canaveral
By Space Coast Daily // May 14, 2020
Launch window opens at 8:00 a.m. ET
ABOVE VIDEO: A United Launch Alliance Atlas V 501 configuration rocket will launch the USSF-7 mission for the U.S. Space Force. This will mark the sixth flight of the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV-6).
BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – United Launch Alliance is set for the Atlas V rocket launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station scheduled to launch on Saturday, May 16.
The mission will be carrying the USSF 7 mission, formerly known as AFSPC 7, for the U.S. Space Force.
Launch window opens at 8 a.m. ET and will close at 10:30 a.m. ET
The mission’s primary payload is the X-37B, a spaceplane, also known as the Orbital Test Vehicle.
Due to a low pressure system moving through Florida over the weekend, the weather forecast by the 45th Weather Squadron shows conditions for Saturday’s launch are 40-percent favorable.
Coverage of the launch can be seen on Space Coast Daily TV.
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ABOVE VIDEO: ULA Atlas History
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