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The Mission

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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ICO G1 communications satellite readied for launch

This collection of photos shows the commercial ICO G1 mobile communications spacecraft being encapsulated in the rocket's nose cone and delivery to the Vertical Integration Facility for attachment to the Atlas 5.

Photo credit: Lockheed Martin

Photo credit: Lockheed Martin




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