Atlas V lift off with latest U.S. meteorological satellite – Satellite News Digest

Rocket: Atlas V; Payload: GOES-S; Date: 1 March 2018, 2202 UTC; Launch site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, USA. The rocket lifted off as scheduled, and its upper stage had performed two of three planned burns at the time of writing this. Separation of the weather satellite from the Centaur upper stage was expected at 0134 UTC on 2 February (too late for this issue).

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