United Launch Alliance's fifth mission of the year will launch at 6:29 a.m. EDT from Cape Canaveral (1029 GMT). An Atlas 5 rocket will deploy a $1.2 billion missile warning satellite.
ULA's launch crew at Cape Canaveral's Atlas Spaceflight Operations Center will commence cryogenic fueling of the Atlas 5 about 4:30 a.m. EDT (0830 GMT).
Satellite will stretch power-generating polar panels and light Space Force officials said SBIRS GEO 6 will start service in 2023. The 12-year mission satellite