An Atlas V 401 will launch the WorldView-3 for Digital Globe. The United Launch Alliance Atlas V is provided by Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services.Date/Site/Launch Time:
Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, from Space Launch Complex-3 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. The 15-minute launch window opens at 11:30 a.m. PDT.Viewing the Launch by Webcast:
The live webcast will begin at 11:10 a.m. PDT.Mission Description:
WorldView-3 will enhance DigitalGlobe’s industry-leading constellation and will further support customers across a variety of industries, such as agriculture, mining, and oil and gas. For more information about the WorldView-3 satellite, visit http://worldview3.digitalglobe.com/
. Launch Notes:
WorldView-3 will be the 10th of 15 planned missions ULA is slated to launch in 2014, and ULA's 86th since the company formed in 2006. Launch Updates:
To keep up to speed with updates to the launch countdown, dial the ULA launch hotline at 1-877-852-4321 or join the conversation at www.facebook.com/ulalaunch
; hashtag #WV3.
Go Atlas! Go Centaur! Go WorldView-3!