Mission: Atlas V – TDRS-K

Atlas V 401
SLC-41, Cape Canaveral
January 31st 2013
01:48 UTC
Successful Launch


A brand new Tracking & Data Relay Satellite, TDRS-K, successfully launched on an Atlas V 401 rocket on January 31st 2013 at 01:48 UTC from Cape Canaveral in Florida. TDRS is used to relay data between satellites, including the International Space Station, from and to Earth. TDRS-K is the very first of a third generation of TDRS satellite.



Mission Photos