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AFSPC-11 Mission Set to Launch

AFSPC-11

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CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla. --

The AFSPC-11 mission is set to launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, April 14.

A live feed will begin 20 minutes prior to the launch at 6:53 p.m. EDT and concluding approximately 45 minutes following launch.  The launch broadcast can be viewed at http://www.ulalaunch.com/site/pages/multimedia_webcast.shtml.

The AFSPC-11 mission team is led by the Air Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center’s Launch Systems Enterprise Directorate, located at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California.

The Air Force Space Command's Space and Missile Systems Center, located at the Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., is the U.S. Air Force's center of excellence for acquiring and developing military space systems.  Its portfolio includes the Global Positioning System, military satellite communications, defense meteorological satellites, space launch and range systems, satellite control networks, space based infrared systems, and space situational awareness capabilities.

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