BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket is indefinite arrangements to dispatch the 6th Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) correspondences satellite for the U.S. Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center.
The dispatch is on target for March 26 at Space Launch Complex-41 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The dispatch is made arrangements for 2:57 p.m. EDT at the opening of a two-hour dispatch window.
The live dispatch communication starts at 2:37 p.m. EDT on Space Coast Daily TV.
The dispatch of AEHF-6 will stamp the 138th dispatch for ULA and the main National Security Space crucial to the U.S. Space Force.
“In the present powerful condition, national security is of most extreme significance,” said Gary Wentz, ULA VP of Government and Commercial Programs.
We are glad to dispatch the primary National Security Space crucial to the U.S. Space Force and anticipate conveying the last AEHF resource to help our country’s national barrier and the warfighter network.
Creating more than more than two million pounds of push at liftoff, the Atlas V 551 arrangement rocket is the most impressive in the Atlas V armada.
The 551 rocket has propelled noteworthy missions for our country—from the fundamentally significant MUOS group of stars to notable science missions including New Horizons, the main crucial Pluto and the Juno strategic Jupiter.
The Atlas V 551 arrangement initially propelled on January 19, 2006, and has propelled multiple times to date.
The AEHF framework, created by Lockheed Martin, gives tremendously improved worldwide, survivable, ensured interchanges abilities for vital order and strategic warfighters.
The Atlas V 551 setup vehicle incorporates a 5-meter enormous Payload Fairing (PLF) and stands at 197 ft. tall. The Atlas sponsor for this crucial controlled by the RD AMROSS RD-180 motor.
Aerojet Rocketdyne gave the five AJ-60A strong rocket supporters (SRBs) and RL10C-1 motor for the Centaur upper stage.
This dispatch will stamp the 500th trip of the RL10 motor, which has flown multiple times on ULA and ULA legacy vehicles, and bolstered ULA’s dispatches of military, common and business satellites, and has sent a rocket to investigate each planet in our close planetary system.
With over an era of joined legacy, ULA is the world’s generally experienced and dependable dispatch specialist co-op.
ULA has effectively propelled in excess of 135 missions to circle that give Earth perception abilities, empower worldwide interchanges, open the puzzles of our close planetary system, and bolster life-sparing innovation.