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Past Missions This Year for: Atlas V

Jan 19 SBIRS-GEO 4

Atlas V 411
Location Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-41
Time 7:48 PM EST / 2018-01-20 00:48:00Z
Window 40 minutes

ULA's Atlas V rocket will launch the latest Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous (SBIRS) satellite. The spacecraft will serve as part of a early warning missile detection system. The 411 version of the Atlas V uses a four meter fairing, one solid rocket motor, and a single RL10C rocket engine in its Centaur upper stage.