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Space Force makes its first launch as military satellite lifts off from Cape Canaveral


The Space Force made its first launch on Thursday when the U.S. military’s Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF-6) satellite lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

The satellite blasted into the Florida sky atop a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V 551 rocket at 4:18 p.m. ET. The launch window had opened at 2:57 p.m. ET, but the launch time was pushed back while engineers dealt with a ground hydraulics issue.

AEHF-6 is the sixth and final satellite in the Space Force’s AEHF constellation. “AEHF satellites provide global, survivable, protected communications capabilities for strategic command and tactical warfighters operating on ground, sea and air platforms,” ULA…


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