Delta 4 Launches DSCS 3-B6

Aug. 28 Delta 4 • DSCS 3-B6
Launch window: 2313-0030 GMT (1913-2030 EDT)
Launch site: SLC-37B, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida

Boeing Delta 4 Medium rocket will launch the Defense Satellite Communications System 3-B6 spacecraft under the Air Force’s Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) program. Delayed from July 1, 11, 23. Delayed from Aug. 3 to complete tests on rocket’s thermal protection system. Delayed from Aug. 4 to replace safety-destruct antenna. [Aug. 15]