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Rocket: Atlas 5 (AV-022)
Payload: SBIRS GEO-1
Date: May 7, 2011
Window: 2:10-2:50 p.m. EDT (1810-1850 GMT)
Site: SLC-41, Cape Canaveral, Florida
Feed: AMC 3, C-band, Transponder 16, 87° West

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Photos: On the pad

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SBIRS GEO 1 readied for Atlas rocket launch

This collection of photographs shows the SBIRS GEO 1 satellite inside its Cape Canaveral processing building being encapsulated within the two-piece rocket nose cone, then being delivered to the Vertical Integration Facility for mounting atop the Atlas 5 booster.

Photo credit: Lockheed Martin and United Launch Alliance












Photo credit: Lockheed Martin and United Launch Alliance

 

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