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Upcoming Missions This Year for: Atlas V

Mar 1 GOES-S

Atlas V 541
Location Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-41
Time 5:02 PM EST / 2018-03-01 22:02:00Z
Window 2 hours

GOES-S is the second of four next-generation geostationary weather satellites called the GOES-R series, and will provide a major improvement in our nation's weather observation capabilities leading to more accurate and timely forecasts, watches and warnings.

NETApr 12 AFSPC 11

Atlas V 551
Location Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-41
Time TBD

The primary payload is an undisclosed military communications satellite for the United States Air Force (USAF). The secondary payload will be the ESPA Augmented Geostationary Laboratory Experiment (EAGLE) satellite intended to improve the quality of remote sensing satellites' imaging devices.

May 5 InSight and Mars Cube One

Atlas V 401
Location Vandenberg AFB SLC-3
Time 4:10 AM PDT / 2018-05-05 11:10:00Z

NASA's next mission to Mars, the Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) was slated to launch in 2016. The mission will now take place no earlier than May 2018.

NETOct 18 AEHF 4

Atlas V 531
Location Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-41
Time TBD

United Launch Alliance (ULA) will launch the fourth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite for the United States Air Force (USAF). Built by Lockheed Martin, this secure military communications spacecraft will serve U.S. military and allied forces. The satellite will launch aboard ULA's Atlas V in the 531 configuration: a five-meter fairing, three solid rocket boosters, and a single engine on the Centaur upper stage.