WATCH AGAIN: Atlas V rocket launch from Cape Canaveral

Rocket to carry twin satellites to orbit

United Launch Alliance launched an Atlas V rocket from the Space Coast on Tuesday evening.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – United Launch Alliance successfully launched an Atlas V rocket from the Space Coast late Tuesday afternoon.

The rocket lifted off at 5:36 p.m. from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.

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The Atlas V carried two satellites into orbit for the Federal Communications Commission’s 5G Fast initiative.

The launch is one of two happening on the Space Coast this week. SpaceX is planning for the launch of Crew-5 Wednesday, Oct. 5, targeting a noon launch time from Kennedy Space Center.

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