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ULA Atlas V MUOS-5 Launch Delay

Status Report From: United Launch Alliance
Posted: Friday, March 25, 2016

The Atlas V carrying the MUOS-5 mission for the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Air Force has been delayed to no earlier than May 12 to further review the data anomaly experienced during the OA-6 mission.

The delay will allow additional time to review the data and to confirm readiness for the MUOS-5 mission. The MUOS-5 spacecraft is secure at the payload processing facility.

ULA successfully delivered the OA-6 Cygnus spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS) on March 22.

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