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Video: Atlas 5 rocket blasts off

January 21, 2015

A Range problem gets resolved and the countdown resumes for liftoff of the United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket with the Navy’s MUOS 3 mobile communications satellite.

Photos: Atlas in the roll

January 20, 2015

The Atlas 5 rocket emerges from the Vertical Integration Facility for rollout to Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral in preparation to launch MUOS No. 3 Tuesday evening.

Live coverage: Atlas 5 blasts off with Navy satellite

January 19, 2015

A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket fitted with five powerful solid-fueled boosters has lifted off from a seaside launch complex at Cape Canaveral with the U.S. Navy’s third Mobile User Objective System communications satellite.

Photos: Navy satellite readied for Atlas 5 launch

January 16, 2015

This photo gallery shows the U.S. Navy’s third Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite being encapsulated in the rocket’s nose cone and being lifted atop the Atlas-Centaur vehicle. Liftoff is planned for Jan. 20.

Thick clouds a concern for Tuesday’s Atlas 5 launch

January 16, 2015

The preliminary weather forecast for Tuesday evening’s Atlas 5 rocket launch carrying a Navy communications satellite predicts a 60 percent chance of acceptable conditions, with thick clouds the main threat against flying at 7:43 p.m. EST as scheduled.

Atlas/MUOS 3 launch timeline

January 14, 2015

Preview the United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket launching the U.S. Navy’s third MUOS mobile communications satellite.

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