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SFI Launch Highlights: Flight of GOES S on ULA Atlas V 541

United Launch Alliance successfully sent the second next generation GOES satellite to a geostationary transfer orbit on behalf of NASA and NOAA on Thursday, March 1, 2018. Photo Credit: Ryan Chylinski / SpaceFlight Insider

United Launch Alliance successfully sent the second next generation GOES satellite to a geostationary transfer orbit on behalf of NASA and NOAA on Thursday, March 1, 2018. Photo Credit: Ryan Chylinski / SpaceFlight Insider

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Colorado-based United Launch Alliance (ULA) successfully launched an Atlas V 541 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Space Launch Complex 41 at 5:02 p.m. EST (22:02 GMT) on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The rocket’s took place at the very opening of the launch window and saw the launch vehicle arc above the partly-cloudy Florida skies on its way to space. The following video was captured entirely by SpaceFlight Insider’s fleet of remotes and our personnel who covered this important flight. 

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Jason Rhian spent several years honing his skills with internships at NASA, the National Space Society and other organizations. He has provided content for outlets such as: Aviation Week & Space Technology, Space.com, The Mars Society and Universe Today.

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