Monday, September 07, 2009

ULA Atlas 5 moves into Launch Position

The United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket was moved to it's ocean side launch pad this morning in preparation for it's lift-off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Tuesday.

Launch remains set for tomorrow evening from launch complex 41 at the start of a 2 hour launch window at 5:35 pm EDT. The window closes at 7:44 pm.

Atlas 5 will deliver into orbit a government communications satellites known simply as PAN. Read my story about the PAN payload. will have LIVE TV of the launch beginning at 5PM EDT tomorrow.

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