March 21, 2019

Photos: Atlas 5 rocket assembled for space station resupply launch


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Relive the steps to stack the United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket at Cape Canaveral’s Vertical Integration Facility for the Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo freighter for the International Space Station. The first stage was erected on Feb. 22, followed by the combined interstage and Centaur upper stage on Feb. 26, then the encapsulated payload on March 14.

Photos: NASA-KSC

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