Live coverage: Atlas 5 launches with missile warning satellite for U.S. military

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of an Atlas 5 rocket with the SBIRS GEO 5 missile warning satellite for the U.S. Space Force. Text updates will appear automatically below. Follow us on Twitter.

ULA Broadcast

Live shot of launch pad

United Launch Alliance’s live launch broadcast begins at 1:11 p.m. EDT (1711 GMT) Tuesday, May 18.