SHOWTIME: 1:30 A.M.

Launch window:  3:04 – 5:04 EDT
Launch site: SLC-41, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida

The Air Force’s Advanced Extremely High Frequency-3 (AEHF-3) mission is set to liftoff on a ULA Atlas V on Wednesday, Sept. 18 from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

The two-hour launch window opens at 3:04 a.m. EDT. Today’s L-3 forecast continues to show a 60 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for launch.

WE WILL NO LONGER BE MEETING AT THE KSC MEDIA SERVICES PRESS ACCREDITATION BUILDING OFF STATE ROAD 3.

Accredited media representatives interested in covering the launch must report at 1:30 a.m.  Wednesday, Sept. 18 in the parking lot adjacent to the Air Force Space & Missile History Center,  near the South Gate of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, off State Road 401. This is the same place we meet for every remote camera set up.

We will be entering and leaving from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and will not be going to the NASA Press Site for this launch.

Media representatives must provide proper credentials and two forms of identification, at least one with a photograph. Drivers must also ensure they have a current valid driver’s license, motor vehicle registration and proof of insurance.

 

Directions:

From the south and east – Travel north on A1A, turn right onto SR 401 (“A” Cruise Terminal exit), drive over Barge Canal drawbridge, past North Basin Cruise Terminals and past entrance/exit for North Port (two traffic lights).

Stay in the middle/right lane. At the third traffic light, take a right then an immediate left and follow signs for Air Force Space and Missile History Center. The parking lot will be on the right. Park in that parking lot and follow sidewalk into the History Center, you will see SpaceX on your right and Space Florida right in front of you and the History Center will be past those two buildings.

 

From the west and north – Travel east on SR 528 (Bennett Causeway), turn right at SR 401, (“A” Cruise Terminal exit), drive over Barge Canal drawbridge, past North Basin Cruise Terminals and past entrance/exit to North Port (two traffic lights).

Stay in the middle/right lane. At the third traffic light, take a right then an immediate left and follow signs for AF Space and Missile History Center. The parking lot will be on the right. Park in that parking lot and follow sidewalk into the History Center, you will see SpaceX on your right and Space Florida right in front of you and the History Center will be past those two buildings.