Atlas V 551
AEHF-5

Atlas V 551 | AEHF-5

United Launch Alliance launch of a Atlas V 551 Rocket

TBD

United Launch Alliance is scheduled to launch a Atlas V 551 rocket as part of the AEHF-5 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission is on Thu, Jun 27th, 2019, 6:00 AM EDT from Space Launch Complex 41, Cape Canaveral, FL. The status of the launch is Red. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!

Mission

AEHF-5

This is the fifth satellite in the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) system, which is a series of communications satellites operated by the United States Air Force Space Command. It provides global, survivable, protected communications capabilities for strategic command and tactical warfighters operating on ground, sea and air platforms.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Space Launch Complex 41, Cape Canaveral, FL

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Rocket

Atlas V 551

United Launch Alliance

United Launch Alliance (ULA) is a joint venture of Lockheed Martin Space Systems and Boeing Defense, Space & Security. ULA was formed in December 2006 by combining the teams at these companies which provide spacecraft launch services to the government of the United States. ULA launches from both coasts of the US. They launch their Atlas V vehicle from LC-41 in Cape Canaveral and LC-3E at Vandeberg. Their Delta IV launches from LC-37 at Cape Canaveral and LC-6 at Vandenberg.

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