Tag: Atlas V rocket

Scott PowersNovember 10, 2016

Cape Canaveral is getting back in the rocket-launching business next week with the blast-off of an Atlas V rocket carrying a new-generation weather satellite into space. The United Launch Alliance Atlas V is set for launch Nov. 19 from Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, with a one-hour launch window opening at 5:42 p.m. […]

Scott PowersJune 24, 2016

An Atlas V rocket blasted off into a beautiful Florida summer sky Friday morning, lifting a Navy communications satellite into orbit. The United Launch Alliance rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at the first chance in its launch window, at 10:30 a.m. The Atlas V successfully delivered the U.S. Navy’s Fifth Mobile […]

Scott PowersJune 21, 2016

The oft-delayed launch of United Launch Alliance’s next Atlas V rocket has been reset for Friday, signaling that the company has resolved its concerns about an engine-firing glitch in the last launch. The rocket will carry the U.S. Navy’s fifth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS-5) satellite into orbit. It’s now set for blastoff between 10:30 and […]


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