A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket launched the AEHF-5 mission on Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 10:13 AM (UTC).
Thursday, August 8, 2019
10:13 AM (UTC)
|Launch Time (Pad)||
05:13 AM (UTC-5)
Stunning. Third time in the last few years we had this backlit effect on a launch. pic.twitter.com/f3r4JjyFF2— Ben Cooper (@LaunchPhoto) August 8, 2019
Best sunrise ever!— Michael Seeley (@Mike_Seeley) August 8, 2019
At 6:13 am (ET) this morning, a Mighty @ulaunch launched the #AEHF5 satellite atop a Mighty #AtlasV rocket.
Congratulations to @torybruno & the ULA team, w/ thanks to the @45thSpaceWing for their always-great support!
(?: me / @wereportspace) pic.twitter.com/s0AXLdszL3