Wednesday, May 15, 2013

GPS 2F-4 launch before Kickball playoff win from Cape Canaveral's beach

Our Kickball team "Girls Love Big Kicks" or GLBK went to watch the Atlas V GPS IIF-4 launch from the beach. We went on to win our playoff game 5-0!

GLBK captivated by the launch from the beach.
A great view from the beach of almost every launch.

The official stats:
May 15 Atlas 5  •  GPS 2F-4
Launch window: 2138 GMT (5:38 p.m. EDT)
Launch site: SLC-41, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida

A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket, designated AV-039, deployed the Air Force's fourth Block 2F navigation satellite for the Global Positioning System. The rocket flew in the 401 vehicle configuration with a four-meter fairing, no solid rocket boosters and a single-engine Centaur upper stage. Delayed from March. See our Mission Status Center. [May 15]


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