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Rocket: Atlas 5 (AV-025)
Payload: NROL-41
Date: Sept. 20, 2010
Time: 9:03 p.m. PDT
Site: SLC-3E, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California
Feed: AMC 1, C-band, Transponder 23, 103° West

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Liftoff of the Atlas 5 rocket

The United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket blasts off from Vandenberg Air Force Base's Space Launch Complex 3-East at 9:03 p.m. PDT for the classified NROL-41 mission.

Photo credit: Patrick H. Corkery/United Launch Alliance











Photo credit: Patrick H. Corkery/United Launch Alliance

 

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