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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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Atlas 5 launch from NASA's Press Site

Hauling the U.S. Air Force's SBIRS GEO 1 early warning satellite, an Atlas 5 rocket blasted off at 2:10 p.m. EDT (1810 GMT) Saturday from pad 41 at Cape Canaveral. These views were captured from the Kennedy Space Center's Press Site.

Photo credit: Laurie Young/Spaceflight Now

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