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U.S. Launches Advanced Military Communications Satellite.
On May 4, 2012 at 18:42 UTC the "Atlas-5” rocket-carrier equipped with the "Centaur” booster was launched from SLC-41 of Cape Canaveral US Air Force Station, Florida, USA. The rocket orbited the AEHF-2 (Advanced Extremely High Frequency-2) ultra-secure communications satellite. The launch was performed by United Launch Alliance supported by the 45th Space Wing of US Air Force.