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Launch of Atlas V 551 with payload MUOS-4
Video courtesy of ULA
Launch scheduled for 2 Sep 15 10:18:00 GMT
Local Time : 2 Sep 15 6:18:00 EDT
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas-V 551 rocket is scheduled to launch the MUOS-4 satellite for the U.S. NAVY from Cape Canaveral AFS Space Launch Complex-41 on August 31, with the launch window open from 4:07 a.m. EDT – 8:07 a.m. EDT. The Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) is a next-generation narrowband tactical satellite communications system designed to significantly improve ground communications for U.S. forces on the move.
MUOS-4 marks the 56th Atlas-V launch since the vehicle’s inaugural launch in 2002, and the 6th flight of the 551 configuration.