United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches 50th Atlas V Rocket

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket successfully launched the eighth Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF-8 satellite for the U.S. Air Force at 1:21 pm EDT on Wednesday, October 29th from Space Launch Complex-41. This is ULA’s 12th launch in 2014, and the 89th successful launch since the company was formed in December 2006.

Read the full ULA press release.