MUOS-3 is launched successfully by ULA operated Atlas V 551

by | Jan 23, 2015 | Launches, Satellites, Seradata News | 0 comments

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V successfully launched the third Mobile User Objective System satellite (MUOS-3) spacecraft from Cape Canaveral, Florida.  The 7,400kg satellite was launched by an Atlas V 551 rocket which lifted off at 0104 GMT on 21 January 2015. MUOS is a next-generation narrowband tactical satellite communications system designed to significantly improve ground communications to U.S. forces on the move and around the globe.  The spacecraft was built by Lockheed Martin.

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