Launch of WGS-5 on Delta IV Return to Flight


An American Delta IV M+5,4 rocket successfully launched on it’s Return to Flight mission tonight, May 25th 00:27 UTC. The vehicle carried the fifth Wideband Global SATCOM satellite (WGS-5) into orbit from Space Launch Complex 37B at Cape Canaveral in Florida.

This Return to Flight mission flies after a fuel leak in the Delta IV upper stage on it’s last flight in October of 2012.

Source: ULA



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