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Next Launch MUOS-3 on a Atlas V 551 rocket from Cape Canaveral AFB, FL
scheduled for:
21 Jan 15 1:04:00 GMT
20 Jan 15 20:04:00 EST

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MUOS-1 Launch Slips to Feb. 24


The launch of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 551 has been moved to no-earlier-than Friday, Feb. 24. Photo Credit: Jeffrey J. Soulliere

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The U.S. Navy’s Mobile User Objective System-1 (MUOS-1) satellite will have to wait a little longer before being launched on a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V 551 rocket. High upper-level winds and thick clouds (not to mention rain) caused the launch to be scrubbed two days in a row last week and it was decided the launch would be attempted on Feb. 22 – today it was revealed that the launch would slip further, to no-earlier-than Friday, Feb. 24.

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