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The Mission




Rocket: Atlas 5 (AV-021)
Payload: SDO
Date: Feb. 11, 2010
Window: 10:23-11:23 a.m. EST (1523-1623 GMT)
Site: SLC-41, Cape Canaveral, Florida

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Solar Dynamics Observatory launched

An Atlas 5 rocket launches Solar Dynamics Observatory, a NASA spacecraft that will stare directly at the Sun continuously for the next decade to observe the star's behavior and how it influences life on Earth.

Photo credit: Pat Corkery/United Launch Alliance














Photo credit: Pat Corkery/United Launch Alliance
 

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