Atlas 5 • AEHF 5

Photo Event Date: 
Thursday, August 8, 2019 -
5:44am to 7:44am
Photo Event Name: 
Atlas 5 • AEHF 5
Photo Event Location: 
CCAFS SLC 41
Photo Event Info: 

Launch window: 5:50 -7:50 a.m. EDT
Launch site: SLC-41, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida

A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket will launch the fifth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite. Built by Lockheed Martin, this U.S. military spacecraft will provide highly-secure communications. The rocket will fly in the 551 vehicle configuration with a five-meter fairing, five solid rocket boosters and a single-engine Centaur upper stage. Moved forward from July.