• AEHF-6 payload hoisted atop powerful Atlas V rocket

    Mar 13, 2020, 08:52 AM
    The capstone satellite to the U.S. Space Force Space and Missile Systems Center's Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) communications system has been mounted atop the United Launch Alliance Atlas V 551 rocket for its ride into orbit on March 26.
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  • Atlas V rocket assembled for Solar Orbiter launch

    Jan 8, 2020, 14:30 PM
    The Atlas V rocket has been stacked to launch Solar Orbiter, an international spacecraft bound for the inner solar system to gain unprecedented insights into the lifestyle of the sun.
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  • AEHF-5, meet your ride into space

    Jun 16, 2019, 06:05 AM
    The 80th Atlas V rocket has been topped with its sophisticated payload, the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center's fifth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF-5) spacecraft that will provide an unbreakable line of communications to the nation's warfighters.
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