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Rocket: Atlas 5 (AV-013)
Payload: STP 1
Date: March 8, 2007
Window: 9:37-11:42 p.m. EST (0237-0442 GMT)
Site: Complex 41, Cape Canaveral, Florida
Broadcast: Galaxy 26 (formerly IA6), Transponder 11, C-band, 93° West

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Photo gallery: Atlas 5 rocket rolled out to launch pad
Posted: March 7, 2007

This collection of images shows the United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket being moved to the pad at Cape Canaveral's Complex 41 from the Vertical Integration Facility in preparation for liftoff on the Space Test Program 1 mission. The rollout occurred shortly after 10 a.m. on March 7.


Credit: Rick Emerie/United Launch Alliance
 


Credit: Rick Emerie/United Launch Alliance
 


Credit: Rick Emerie/United Launch Alliance
 


Credit: Pat Corkery/United Launch Alliance
 


Credit: Pat Corkery/United Launch Alliance
 


Credit: Pat Corkery/United Launch Alliance
 

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