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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 launches on STP 1 mission

The ULA Atlas 5 rocket blasts off at 10:10 p.m. EST from Cape Canaveral's Complex 41 on the Space Test Program 1 mission for the U.S. military.

Photo credit: Pat Corkery/United Launch Alliance



Credit: Pat Corkery/United Launch Alliance
 

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