Carrier rocket successfully launched from Cape Canaveral.
In the United States from Cape Canaveral (Florida) successfully launched a carrier rocket Atlas V with a military satellite GEO-4. On Saturday, January 20.
It is noted that the satellite GEO-4 should become part of the mission SBIRS, the purpose of which is to ensure “a comprehensive, ongoing monitoring” for the “missile warning, technical intelligence and awareness of the fighting”.
The SBIRS program is for the us authorities a priority.
Recall, the American company United Launch Alliance has postponed the launch of a heavy launch vehicle Atlas V, which was to be held on Thursday, January 19.