Live coverage: Atlas 5 launches with X-37B spaceplane

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of an Atlas 5 rocket with on the sixth flight of the U.S. Air Force’s X-37B spaceplane. Text updates will appear automatically below. Follow us on Twitter.

United Launch Alliance’s live launch broadcast begins at 8:55 a.m. EDT (1255 GMT) Sunday, May 17.

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