Atlas V MUOS-2 Encapsulated Payload Lift and Mate

The U.S. Navy's second Mobile User Objective System (MUOS-2) satellite, encapsulated inside a 5-meter diameter payload fairing, is mated to a United Launch Alliance Atlas V booster in preparation for launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla..

The MUOS-2 mission is set to liftoff on a ULA Atlas V on Friday, July 19 from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The 44-minute launch window opens at 8:48 a.m. EDT. The weather forecast continues to show a 40 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for launch.

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