Oct. 5 at 5:36 pm E.T. An Atlas V rocket carrying twin satellites, SES 20 & 21 lifted off from SLC-41 at CCSFS to deliver the payloads into a near geosynchronous orbit around the equator.

NASA moved the time line for the SLS’s third roll out up by over a day. After a slight delay due to lightning in the area SLS began to roll from the VAB at 10:00 pm E.T. on August 16th. Now it will reside on Launch Complex 39B until it lifts off for the first time on a journey around the moon, going further and longer than any human rated spacecraft has gone before.