Live Launch: ULA Delta IV – WGS-10

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United Launch Alliance will deploy the tenth Wideband Global Satcom satellite for the US Air Force Friday. Riding atop a Delta IV rocket, WGS-10 will lift off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station during a 129-minute window that opens at 18:56 Eastern Daylight Time (22:56 UTC).

The WGS-10 satellite is the latest part of a constellation of highly-capable communications satellites that serve the armed forces of the United States and its allies. WGS-10 carries Ka-band and X-band transponders with a total 8.088 gigahertz of bandwidth – offering downlink speeds of up to 11 gigabits per second.

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