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ULA Atlas V Liftoff with USAF SBIRS GEO 4 Missile Detection Satellite Reset to Jan 19 after Launch Pad Scrub: Live Webcast

Nighttime view of ULA Atlas V rocket poised for liftoff carrying the SBIRS GEO Flight 4 mission to geosynchronous orbit for the U.S. Air Force from Space Launch Complex-41 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., on Jan. 18, 2018.   Launch reset for Jan. 19, 2018.  Credit: Ken Kremer/SpaceUpClose.com Ken Kremer  —   SpaceUpClose.com  —   19 Jan 2018 CAPE CANAVERAL AIR

Atlas V and Falcon Heavy Rockets Simultaneously Stand Vertical Together 1st Time Ever at Florida Spaceport: Photo Gallery

MERRITT ISLAND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REGUGE/PLAYALINDA BEACH, FL – The ULA Atlas V and SpaceX Falcon Heavy rockets simultaneously stood vertical together for the first time ever today, Jan. 17 – at adjacent launch pads on Florida’s Spaceport – after the hazy day Atlas V rollout to pad 41 in preparation of its launch tomorrow evening, Thursday, Jan. 18, as the Falcon Heavy awaits its critical