Delta 4 • WGS 9

Photo Event Date: 
Saturday, March 18, 2017 -
7:44pm to 8:59pm
Photo Event Name: 
Delta 4 • WGS 9
Photo Event Location: 
CCAFS SLC 37B
Photo Event Info: 

Launch window: 2348-0053 GMT (6:48-7:53 p.m. EST)
Launch site: SLC-37B, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida

A United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket will launch the ninth Wideband Global SATCOM spacecraft, formerly known as the Wideband Gapfiller Satellite. Built by Boeing, this geostationary communications spacecraft will serve U.S. military forces. The rocket will fly in the Medium+ (5,4) configuration with four solid rocket boosters. Delayed from Feb. 2 and March 2.