The United Launch Alliance scrubbed its scheduled launch today of a military surveillance satellite atop the ULA Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station’s Launch Complex 41 due to technical issues.
The Atlas V rocket has been rescheduled for 1:31 p.m. on Tuesday.
Tuesday’s launch will be the Space Force’s fifth Space-Based Infrared System satellite, or SBIRS GEO-5, placed into orbit.
According to the forecast. there is an 80% chance of favorable weather conditions for the Atlas V launch.
SBIRS GEO-5 will be ULA’s first Florida launch of the year and 16th overall for a very busy Space Coast