Lifestyle Watch an Atlas V rocket launch a missile-detecting satellite to orbit Published 3 months ago on January 20, 2018 By Vanja K. Yesterday, an Atlas V rocket launched a missile-detecting satellite to orbit. After a few delays, the launch finally happened on Friday night (Jan. 19) from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Liftoff occurred at 7:48 p.m. EDT (0048 GMT on Jan. 20) after a one-day delay. The probe going up is called SBIRS GEO-4. It’s made for a Space Based Infrared System, and it’s the fourth satellite of its kind to go into a high orbit around Earth. You can take a look at the countdown, launch and the satellite being positioned in orbit right below. Truly a masterpiece of engineering and a great showcase of technological & scientific resources that we employ to various uses. Hopefully, we’ll see more satellites being launched for ecological and various global warming battling usages soon. Press play below and satisfy your inner nerdiness in a spectacular way. Image: NASA Related Topics:featuredInterestingSatelliteSpaceVideos Up Next Chevrolet Corvettes Raise $2.325 Million At Barrett-Jackson To Benefit Military Veterans Don't Miss You Can Now Order Your adidas AlphaBOUNCE “Beyond” Sneakers Advertisement You may like Release Reminder: adidas Ultra Boost 4.0 “Cookies & Cream” Lands Next Week Nike is honoring Roger Federer With A special edition, 1-of-1 Air Force 1 Release Date: adidas Harden Vol. 2 “Traffic Jam” Sneakers Review: Black Panther How Much Do The 2018 NBA All-Star Players Earn From Endorsements? The Cool Gift Tinker Hatfield Gave Michael Jordan for His Birthday Click to comment Advertisement Latest Articles Lifestyle4 weeks ago Available Now: adidas NMD CS2 “Linen” Sneakers Automotive2 months ago Luxury Audi A8L Looks Gorgeous On Vossen Forged ML-X3 Wheels Release Date2 months ago Available Now: adidas Ultra Boost Laceless “Beige” Sneakers Lifestyle2 months ago Paul George’s Nike PG 2 Set For Release In NCAA Themed Colorway Design2 months ago Release Reminder: adidas Ultra Boost 4.0 “Cookies & Cream” Lands Next Week Automotive2 months ago Pagani’s Celebrating A Record Delivery Year With Two Cars Headed For Geneva Motor Show Design2 months ago Nike is honoring Roger Federer With A special edition, 1-of-1 Air Force 1 Sneakers2 months ago Release Date: adidas Harden Vol. 2 “Traffic Jam” Sneakers Automotive2 months ago Classy Bentley Continental GT V8S Gets ADV.1 Wheels Comics2 months ago Review: Black Panther Business2 months ago How Much Do The 2018 NBA All-Star Players Earn From Endorsements? Design2 months ago The Cool Gift Tinker Hatfield Gave Michael Jordan for His Birthday Trending Articles Comics2 months ago Review: Black Panther Business3 months ago Instagram Finally Allows Businesses To Schedule Their Posts Lifestyle2 months ago Paul George’s Nike PG 2 Set For Release In NCAA Themed Colorway Design3 months ago Vince Staples x Converse “Big Fish Theory” Pack Lands This Weekend Automotive3 months ago Matte Gray BMW M6 Gran Coupe Looking Stunning On Vossen’s Lifestyle2 months ago Drawing Inspiration From Santa Monica, These Nike KDX “All-Star” Are Ready For The Basketball Festival Design3 months ago adidas Prophere “Bleached Denim” Release Date Revealed Business2 months ago How Much Do The 2018 NBA All-Star Players Earn From Endorsements?