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Atlas V- SBIRS GEO 3- Rocket Launch

  • Dates October 10, 2016
  • Time 3:47 am - 4:27 am
  • Admission Free viewing from designated Public Viewing Areas
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  • Location Cape Canaveral Air Force Station- Launch site SLC-41
  • Address Cape Canaveral Cape Canaveral, FL 32920
  • Phone (321) 433-4470
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**Launch date is tentative and subject to change** A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket, designated AV-066, will launch the U.S. military’s third Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous satellite, or SBIRS GEO 3, for missile early-warning detection. The rocket will fly in the 401 vehicle configuration with a four-meter fairing, no solid rocket boosters and a single-engine Centaur upper stage.

**Launch delayed from July 27, October 3**