U.S. Air Force X-37B spaceplane off to its sixth mission on Sunday, May 17, 2020
• Rocket: Atlas V 501
• Mission: USSF-7
• Launch Date: May 17, 2020, at 9:14 a.m. EDT
• Launch Location: Space Launch Complex-41, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida
Mission Information: A United Launch Alliance Atlas V 501 configuration rocket will launch the USSF-7 mission for the U.S. Space Force. In a show of national solidarity this launch will be dedicated to honor front-line responders and those affected by COVID-19. This will mark the sixth flight of the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV-6).
Launch Notes: This will be the 139th mission for United Launch Alliance. It is the 84th for an Atlas V rocket and the 7th in the 501 configuration.
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Go Atlas! Go Centaur! Go USSF-7!