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Rocket: Atlas 5 (AV-020)
Payload: LRO/LCROSS
Date: June 18, 2009
Times: 5:12, 5:22 and 5:32 p.m. EDT
Site: Complex 41, Cape Canaveral, Florida

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Atlas 5 rocket poised for launch

This collection of images was shot on the morning of June 18 as the countdown got underway for the scheduled launch of the Atlas 5 rocket carrying NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter and the LCROSS mission.

Photo credit: Stephen Clark and Justin Ray of Spaceflight Now


















Photo credit: Stephen Clark and Justin Ray of Spaceflight Now
 

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