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SBIRS GEO-2 (USA 241) launch

By: RocketGirl
On Tuesday an Atlas V rocket launched from the Air Force Eastern Test Range in Florida carrying SBIRS GEO-2 to orbit. This satellite is the second Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous satellite. It's an upgrade to the U.S. infrared surveillance system that performs worldwide scans for ballistic missile launches. The NORAD catalog (or SSC) number for this mission is 39120 and it will be available in the STK database shortly. Stay up-to-date on the latest launches by subscribing to AGI's Launch Notifications.
Posted: 3/21/2013 6:17:46 PM