Atlas V rocket successfully launched

- An Atlas V rocket successfully launched from Cape Canaveral Saturday afternoon.

Forecasters called for clear skies as the rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

The rocket was carrying a global positioning satellite.

The launch was re-scheduled after a leaky launch pad valve stopped the countdown on Friday.

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