The US launched a rocket Atlas V

В США стартовала ракета-носитель Atlas V

The launch of the carrier rocket Atlas V

The carrier rocket Atlas V was launched from the spaceport at Cape Canaveral. Equipped with Russian RD-180 rocket brings into orbit three satellites.

The carrier rocket Atlas V was launched from the spaceport at Cape Canaveral with a mission for the space command of the United States, according to the operator of the launch United Launch Alliance (ULA).

Atlas V, equipped with Russian RD-180 engine, will be in geostationary orbit, three satellites.

The first stage of the launch vehicle is also equipped with five solid rocket boosters production company Aerojet-Rocketdyne.

In this configuration, the Atlas V is able to launch a weight up to 3.8 tons.

Russia has launched into orbit a military satellite

Earlier, the carrier rocket Ariane 5 successfully orbited two communications satellites.

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