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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 readied for launch

The Atlas 5 rocket returned to its launching pad at Cape Canaveral's Complex 41 on Saturday morning, primed for a second shot at hauling the Intelsat 14 commercial telecommunications satellite into orbit on Sunday night.

Photo credit: Pat Corkery/Lockheed Martin and United Launch Alliance



















Photo credit: Pat Corkery/Lockheed Martin and United Launch Alliance
 

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