Rocket Launch: NET August 8, 2019 TBA | ULA Atlas V AEHF-5Aug 08, 2019 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station SLC-41 ULA Atlas V AEHF-5
The launch of ULA Atlas V AEHF-5 has been delayed to no earlier than August 8, 2019. The launch window is to be announced. For guests that have purchased launch transportation tickets for the ULA Atlas V AEHF-5, your ticket remains valid for the next launch attempt. For guests unable to attend the rescheduled date of the launch, you may request a refunding by emailing email@example.com by no later than August 7, 2019.
Ticket sales will resume in the future pending more launch information.
United Launch Alliance (ULA) will launch the next communication satellite in Lockheed Martin’s Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) series. These satellites provide secure and effective connectivity between United States leadership and deployed military forces. This launch will also mark the 80th Atlas V mission for ULA.
Launch viewing opportunities for AEHF-5 will be available at the following locations.
LC-39 Observation Gantry - not currently available
- Approximately 2.3 miles/3.7 kilometers from launch pad
- $49 in addition to daily admission
- Bleacher seating and launch commentary with access to restrooms.
- Includes light meal and souvenir
- Souvenirs available for purchase
Banana Creek Launch Viewing Area at the Apollo/Saturn V Center - not currently available
- Approximately 5.4 miles/8.7 kilometers from launch pad
- $20 in addition to daily admission
- Bleacher seating and launch commentary with access to restrooms
- Dining and souvenirs available for purchase
- Buy Tickets
- All Launch Transportation Tickets purchased for the original AEHF-5 launch in June will be honored for this new date.
- The Apollo/Saturn V Center will not be open during this early morning launch. You are encouraged to tour the Apollo/Saturn V Center later in the day by taking the Kennedy Space Center Bus Tour.
- Bring bug spray! Bleachers are limited. Guests are welcome to folding chairs and blankets.
- Learn about our Scrub Policy
- Sign up for email launch alerts so you know when tickets go on sale for future launches
- Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for launch updates
- Tips for how to prepare for launch viewing as a visitor
- Read more about ULA Atlas V
Availability of upcoming viewing opportunities is dependent upon the scheduled launch time and is subject to NASA and U.S. Air Force approval. Launch date, time, and viewing opportunities are subject to change. Launches can be affected by technical and mechanical issues as well as range operations and weather, either in advance or at the last minute.
Rocket Launch: NET August 8, 2019 TBA | ULA Atlas V AEHF-5
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