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Rocket: Atlas 5 (AV-026)
Payload: X-37B - The Orbital Test Vehicle
Date: March 5, 2011
Time: 5:46 p.m. EST (2246 GMT)
Site: SLC-41, Cape Canaveral, Florida
Broadcast: AMC 6, Transponder 5, C-band, 72° West

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Atlas rocket launches second X-37B

The U.S. military's second experimental X-37B spaceplane, the prototype for an unmanned reusable shuttle, is launched atop an Atlas 5 rocket at 5:46 p.m. EST from Cape Canaveral's Complex 41.

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Photo credit: Pat Corkery/United Launch Alliance
 

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Photo credit: Pat Corkery/United Launch Alliance
 

Photo credit: Pat Corkery/United Launch Alliance

 

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