First Atlas Launch of 2016 Set For Blastoff with Air Force GPS Satellite on Feb. 5 - Watch Live - Universe Today
CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION - The first launch of 2016 from Cape Canaveral, Florida, is poised for blastoff on Friday, Feb. 5, and features a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying a US Air Force payload that will fortify the GPS constellation of navigation satellites that is critically important to military and civilian users on a 24/7 basis.