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Rocket: Atlas 5
Payload: NROL-34
Date: April 14, 2011
Time: 9:24 p.m. local
Site: SLC-3E, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California
Feed: AMC 1, C-band, Transp. 15, 103° West

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Atlas 5 rocket awaits countdown

The United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket stands enclosed within its protective mobile service gantry on Wednesday afternoon, just one day before the scheduled liftoff from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.

Photo credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News





Photo credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News

 

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