TDRS-K Launch Coverage

    TDRS-K Launch Blog

    The Atlas V rocket lifts off the launch pad into a dark night sky. NASA's TDRS-K mission represents the dawn of the next generation of spacecraft in NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS) System, which provides a critical communications link to Earth for the International Space Station, the Hubble Space Telescope and many satellites. The TDRS-K spacecraft launched Jan. 30, 2013 at 8:48 p.m. EST aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

    Note: Times provided in blog posts are given in Eastern time; timestamps are provided in your local time.




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