ULA Atlas V Launch to Feature Full Complement of Aerojet Rocketdyne Solid Rocket Boosters

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The upcoming launch of the U.S. Air Force Space Command (AFSPC)-11 satellite aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, will benefit from just over 1.74 million pounds of added thrust from five AJ-60A solid rocket boosters supplied by Aerojet Rocketdyne. The mission marks the eighth flight of the Atlas V 551 configuration, the most powerful Atlas V variant that has flown to date.

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