USAF PR — The 45th Space Wing is set to launch an Atlas V Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle from Space Launch Complex 41 on Friday, March 4. The rocket will carry an Air Force X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV). The X-37B will provide a flexible space test platform to conduct various experiments and allow satellite sensors, subsystems, components and associated technology to be efficiently transported to and from the space environment where it will need to function.
The launch window for this Air Force mission opens at 3:39 p.m. EST. The launch can be viewed via Webcast at: http://www.ulalaunch.com.
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