ULA Delays Launch of Atlas V Rocket Written 3 November 2020


A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket rolls to the launch pad at Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. | Credit: United Launch Alliance; NASA

Florida Today reports that ULA has postponed the launch of an Atlas V rocket carrying a satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office. The mission was scheduled to lift off Tuesday evening, but ULA now plans to launch the rocket at 5:54 p.m. EDT Wednesday. ULA said in a statement, “Upon arriving at the launch pad we experienced an upper payload environmental control system flow rate reduction. ... The team is in the process of rolling the Atlas V back to the vertical integration facility to complete troubleshooting. The vehicle and payload are healthy.”
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