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April 6th, 2015

Atlas V Gets Ready To Launch AFSPC-5 To Support National Defense For The U.S. Air Force

ULA Atlas V AFSPC-5 Mission Artwork

[SatNews] A United Launch Alliance Atlas V 501 will launch the AFSPC-5 mission for the U.S. Air Force.

The mission is planned for Wednesday, May 6, from Space Launch Complex (SLC)-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. This mission will be launched in support of the national defense.

Launch Notes: AFSPC-5 marks ULA’s 96th mission since the company was founded in 2006 and the fifth ULA launch of 2015. AFSPC-5 also will be the 54th Atlas V launch since the vehicle’s inaugural mission in 2002