September 27, 2021

Photos: Gantry retracted from Atlas 5


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The 8-million-pound mobile service tower is retracted from around the Atlas 5 rocket, revealing the 20-story-tall vehicle for liftoff from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.

Credit: ULA
Credit: ULA

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Credit: ULA
Credit: ULA
Credit: ULA
Credit: ULA

Rollback of NROL-35 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.

Credit: James Murati/Bionetics
Credit: James Murati/Bionetics
Credit: James Murati/Bionetics
Credit: James Murati/Bionetics

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