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ULA Atlas V OA-7 Mission Set for March 24

Status Report From: United Launch Alliance
Posted: Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The launch of the ULA Atlas V rocket carrying the OA-7 Cygnus spacecraft for Orbital ATK and NASA is confirmed on the Eastern Range for Friday, March 24. 

ULA has requested the option to launch on March 23, pending Eastern Range availability. The additional time allows the ULA team to replace and retest a first stage hydraulic component.

The Atlas V and Cygnus spacecraft remain secure in their processing facilities.
 
Liftoff is scheduled for approximately 9 p.m. Eastern time on March 24 from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

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