Press Release

ULA Atlas V AEHF-5 Launch Delay Statement

By SpaceRef Editor
June 23, 2019
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(Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., June 23, 2019) The United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the AEHF-5 mission for the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center is delayed, due to a vehicle battery failure discovered during final processing. Additional time is needed for the technical team to complete the evaluation of the issue and replace the battery. Launch of the AEHF-5 mission is now targeted for no earlier than Tuesday, July 9, 2019.

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