Atlas V 551
AFSPC-11

Atlas V 551 | AFSPC-11

United Launch Alliance launch of a Atlas V 551 Rocket

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United Launch Alliance was scheduled to launch a Atlas V 551 rocket as part of the AFSPC-11 mission. The launch window for the Government/Top Secret mission was on Sat, Apr 14th, 2018, 7:13 PM from Space Launch Complex 41, Cape Canaveral, FL. The status of the launch was Success with an 90% chance for favorable weather conditions. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Atlas V 551 and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

AFSPC-11

Primary payload of the mission is the Continuous Broadcast Augmenting SATCOM (CBAS) satellite, which will be placed in geosynchronous orbit. It will continously relay data from from existing military communications satellites to support senior leaders and combatant commanders. This mission will also launch a number of secondary payloads hosted on the ESPA Augmented Geostationary Laboratory Experiment (EAGLE).

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Space Launch Complex 41, Cape Canaveral, FL

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Rocket

Atlas V 551

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