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18.07.2022

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ATLAS V TO LAUNCH SBIRS GEO 6

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V 421 rocket will launch the sixth and final Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (SBIRS GEO 6) spacecraft for the U.S. Space Force's Space Systems Command (SSC)..
Launch Date: Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022
Go Atlas! Go Centaur! Go SBIRS!

Launch Campaign

Upcoming in Atlas V stacking work, a pair of GEM 63 solid rocket boosters and the Centaur upper stage featuring an RL10C-1-1 engine will be hoisted into place, followed by SBIRS GEO 6 payload attachment. Liftoff in August will be ULA's 152nd mission. 

Photos by United Launch Alliance

 
Jul 12 17:45
 
SBIRS Mission

Atlas V rockets have launched the entire constellation of Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (SBIRS GEO) spacecraft that provides global surveillance to detect missile launches and provide early warning to those in harm's way.

Photos by United Launch Alliance

 
Jul 12 17:26
 
SBIRS GEO 6 Launch

An Atlas V 421 with two side-mounted boosters will perform this U.S. national security launch for Space Systems Command. The rocket is launching the sixth and final Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (SBIRS GEO 6) spacecraft.

Photos by United Launch Alliance

 
Jul 12 16:15
 
LVOS Day

Welcome to Cape Canaveral and the start of another Atlas V launch campaign! Follow along today as we begin stacking the rocket to launch the SBIRS GEO 6 missile warning satellite for one of the U.S. Space Force's highest priority programs in August. 

Photos by United Launch Alliance

 

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