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Rocket: Atlas 5 (AV-024)
Payload: Intelsat 14
Date: Nov. 23, 2009
Time: 12:50-2:20 a.m. EST (0550-0720 GMT)
Site: SLC-41, Cape Canaveral, Florida
Broadcast: Galaxy 16, Transponder 10, C-band, 99° West

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Atlas 5 rocket ready for commercial launch

The Atlas 5 rocket peacefully awaits launch Friday evening as photographers set up remote cameras around Complex 41. The rocket will haul the commercial Intelsat 14 communications satellite into orbit. Liftoff is scheduled for 12:48 a.m. EST Saturday.

Photo credit: Stephen Clark/Spaceflight Now










Photo credit: Stephen Clark/Spaceflight Now
 

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