Category: Aeronautics and Astronautics
Event Format: Rocket Launch
Date: May 3, 2012
Location: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL US
A United Launch Alliance Atlas V 531 will launch the Advanced Extremely High Frequency-2 (AEHF-2) satellite for the U.S. Air Force.
Launch Window: Thursday, May 3, 2012 - 2:46 p.m. EDT for 2 hours.
The AEHF-2 system is the successor to the five-satellite Milstar constellation and will provide significantly improved global, highly secure, protected, survivable communications for all warfighters serving the U.S. national security.
Web Site Address: http://www.ulalaunch.com/site/pages/Launch.shtml#/27/