Launch of DMSP F19 Weather Satellite on Atlas V 401 Rocket

An American Atlas V 401 rocket successfully launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California today, April 3rd 2014 at 14:46 UTC from Space Launch Complex 3E. The 44th launch of an Atlas placed the 19th Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP), block 5D3, weather satellite Flight 19 into orbit for the United States Air Force. The launch of this Atlas clears the flight team to proceed with another Atlas launch on the East coast in Cape Canaveral.

Source: ULA

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