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ULA’s first launch of 2022 to debut unflown variant of Atlas 5 rocket

ULA’s first launch of 2022 to debut unflown variant of Atlas 5 rocket

Source: Spaceflight Now
Date Published: 01/20/2022

United Launch Alliance’s Atlas 5 rocket has flown in 10 different configurations over 90 missions since 2002, each version optimized to haul satellites of a certain size and mass into space. The only variant of the Atlas 5 rocket yet to fly is set to launch Friday afternoon from Cape Canaveral with a pair of satellites to help the U.S. military keep track of traffic in geosynchronous orbit.

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