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Rocket: Minotaur 4
Payload: STP-S26
Date: Nov. 19, 2010
Time: 8:25 p.m. EST (4:25 p.m. Alaska time)
Site: LP-1, Kodiak Launch Complex, Alaska

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Photos: Minotaur lifts off

Photos: Final countdown

Photos: Countdown sim

Photos: Satellite gallery

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Minotaur rocket roars into space at sunset

Packed with seven satellites and 16 experiments, a Minotaur 4 rocket blasted off at 4:25 p.m. Alaska time Friday (8:25 p.m. EST; 0125 GMT Saturday) from the Kodiak Launch Complex. It was the first orbital launch from the Alaska launch site since 2001.


Photo credit: Thom Rogers/T-Minus Productions Inc.

 

Photo credit: Thom Rogers/T-Minus Productions Inc.

 

Photo credit: Thom Rogers/T-Minus Productions Inc.

 

Photo credit: Steven Young/Spaceflight Now

 

Photo credit: Steven Young/Spaceflight Now

 

Photo credit: Steven Young/Spaceflight Now

 

Photo credit: Steven Young/Spaceflight Now

 

Photo credit: Steven Young/Spaceflight Now

 

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