View Full Version : Atlas Roars to Space with Sophisticated New Missile Warning Surveillance Satellite

2011-May-08, 04:40 PM
CAPE CANAVERAL – An Atlas V rocket carrying a highly sophisticated Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) GEO-1 satellite for the United States Air Force lifted off from the seaside Space Launch Complex-41 at 2:10 p.m. EDT on Saturday (May 7) into a gorgeous clear blue sky following a one day delay due to cloudy weather conditions [...]

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