Jan 21 7:00 pm UTC
This launch was a success.
Summary: A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket launched the USSF-8 mission on Friday, January 21, 2022 at 7:00 PM (UTC).
This mission launched two identical Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program (GSSAP) satellites, called GSSAP-5 and GSSAP-6. These will be placed in geosynchronous orbits approximately 36,000 km (22,300 miles) above Earth's equator.
Watch the launch video below.
Details & Stats
Mission Name: USSF-8
Payload: GSSAP 5, GSSAP 6
Tags / Other Info: Classified Payload
Launch Provider: United Launch Alliance (ULA)
Launch Vehicle: Atlas V
Launchpad: SLC-41, Cape Canaveral SFS, FL, United States
Launch Window opened: 2022-01-21T18:15Z
Launch Window closed: 2022-01-21T21:15Z
Cospar ID: 2022-006
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