Updates: Watch ULA launch two Space Force satellites from Cape Canaveral in Florida

Update: LIFTOFF of Atlas V on the USSF-8 mission for the Space Force! The two GSSAP spacecraft are slated to separate from the upper stage almost seven hours after the 2 p.m. EST liftoff. Read the full post-launch story here.

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Follow live as United Launch Alliance teams target 2 p.m. EST Friday, Jan 21, for the launch of an Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.

ULA has a two-hour window to fly the Space Force mission, known as USSF-8, from Launch Complex 41. Onboard are two satellites designed to detect potential collisions between other spacecraft in orbit. Weather is 70% "go."

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