U.S. Air Force Satellite Launch Postponed 24 Hours
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Air Force has postponed the launch of a military communications satellite that was scheduled from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida the evening of May 23.
Launch provider( ) reported on its Twitter feed that the launch was scrubbed because of “an issue associated w/a ground support system helium pressurization line.”
The satellite, the fifth Wideband Global Satcom satellite, was scheduled to launch aboard a ULA4 rocket.
The launch has been rescheduled for 8:27 p.m. Eastern time May 24.