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Rocket: Atlas 5 (AV-014)
Payload: ICO G1
Date: April 14, 2008
Window: 4:12-5:12 p.m. EDT (2012-2112 GMT)
Site: Complex 41, Cape Canaveral, Florida
Broadcast: Intelsat Galaxy 26, Transponder 7, C-band, 93° West

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Atlas first stage hoisted atop mobile launch platform

This collection of photos shows the Atlas 5 rocket's first stage, equipped with the kerosene-fueled RD-180 main engine, being erected onto the mobile launch platform at the Vertical Integration Facility for the ICO G1 satellite mission.

Photo credit: Lockheed Martin









Photo credit: Lockheed Martin
 

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