MMS in Place Atop Atlas V

Carried by a payload transporter, the MMS spacecraft departed the Astrotech payload processing facility near Kennedy Space Center at 1:30 a.m. enroute to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. It arrived at the Vertical Integration Facility at Space Launch Complex 41 at 4:13 a.m. and the operation to hoist the spacecraft into place atop the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket was completed at 9:40 a.m. The mechanical and electrical connections are now being established.

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