Delta IV rocket launches from Cape Canaveral

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Update 8:38pm
DeltaIV rocket carrying a military communications satellite took-off from Cape Canaveral at 8:26 p.m.

Update 8:22pm

New target launch window is now at 8:26 p.m.

Update 7:47pm

Update 7:38pm

New launch time set to 7:52 p.m.

Update 7:05pm

Launch has been postponed for a few minutes:

Original note: 

United Launch Alliance is all set to launch the 10th Wideband Global SATCOM spacecraft atop a Delta IV rocket Friday evening at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

The satellite will provide communications opportunities for the United States and its allies.

The Delta IV's last rocket launch from Cape Canaveral was two years ago in March 2017.

Friday's launch has been postponed several times since November, but Friday's conditions seemed ideal for launch.

The launch time is now scheduled for 7:11 p.m. Conditions become more favorable for liftoff.


The launch is scheduled for 6:56 p.m.and extends until 9:05 p.m.  For additional information, click here.

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