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ULA Atlas V- GOES-S- Rocket Launch

  • Dates March 1, 2018
  • Time 5:01 am EST
  • 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 and time are subject to change** A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket, designated AV-079, will launch GOES-S, the second next-generation geostationary weather satellite for NASA and NOAA. GOES-S will orbit 22,300 miles above the equator to monitor weather conditions across the United States. The rocket will fly in the 541 vehicle configuration with a five-meter fairing, four solid rocket boosters and a single-engine Centaur upper stage.