This photo gallery shows the U.S. Navy’s fourth Mobile User Objective System communications satellite, already encapsulated in the 18-foot-diameter nose cone, being lifted atop the United Launch Alliance Atlas-Centaur rocket Wednesday, Aug. 19 at the Vertical Integration Facility. Launch is planned for Aug. 31 during a window of 6:07 to 6:51 a.m. EDT.
Photo credit: United Launch Alliance
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