LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Fri May 04 2012
United Launch Alliance

AEHF-1 (USA-214)

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

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(6:42 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

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(6:42 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

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(6:42 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

Rocket Details

Name:

Atlas V 531

Description:

Atlas V with 5m Fairing, 3 SRB, 1 Centaur upper stage engine.

Atlas V 531 rocket
MISSION OVERVIEW
  • Type: Communications
  • This is the first satellite of the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) system, which is a series of communications satellites operated by the United States Air Force Space Command. It provides global, survivable, protected communications capabilities for strategic command and tactical warfighters operating on ground, sea and air platforms.
COMPLEX OVERVIEW

Location

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Pad

Space Launch Complex 41