Mission Success for ULA’s 100th Space Launch – Atlas V boosts Morelos 3 to Orbit

It is an even 100 for United Launch Alliance, that is launches made into space. Friday saw the thundering liftoff of ULA’s Atlas V rocket, carrying into orbit the Morelos 3 satellite for operation by the Mexican government to provide data services across the country.

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Atlas V blazes into the Sunrise – Morelos 3 Ascent Mission underway

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V 421 rocket made a pre-sunrise blastoff from Space Launch Complex 41, Cape Canaveral on Friday, embarking on a long flight to deliver the Morelos 3 satellite to Geostationary Transfer Orbit for Mexico.

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Atlas V rolls to Cape Canaveral Launch Pad for Commercial Launch of Mexico’s Morelos 3

An Atlas V 421 launch vehicle made its way to the launch pad at Space Launch Complex 41 of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Thursday in preparation for a 10:08 UTC liftoff on Friday. It is a rare commercial launch of the Atlas V, lofting the Morelos 3 satellite for Mexico.

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