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Mission patch issued by the Air Force 45 Launch Support Squadron (45th LCSS) in support of the SBIRS GEO-3 mission. ULA's Atlas V 401 Launch Vehicle successfully carried the satellite to geosynchronous orbit departing from Launch Complex 41 in Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida on Friday 19 January, 2018 at 7:48 PM ET. This is the 4th in a series of Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous Satellites (SBRIS). the third satellite in the series (SBRIS GEO-4) was also launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on 21 January 2017.