September 26, 2021

Photos: Atlas 5 soars for commercial satellite delivery


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Launching the commercial WorldView 4 Earth-imaging satellite for DigitalGlobe, a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket thunders away from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base today at 10:30 a.m. local time (1:30 p.m. EST; 1830 GMT).

Credit: Gene Blevins / LA Daily News

Atlas 5 Launch WV4

Atlas 5 Launch WV4

Atlas 5 Launch WV4

Atlas 5 Launch WV4

Atlas 5 Launch WV4

Atlas 5 Launch WV4

Atlas 5 Launch WV4

Atlas 5 Launch WV4

Atlas 5 Launch WV4

Atlas 5 Launch WV4

Atlas 5 Launch WV4

Atlas 5 Launch WV4

Atlas 5 Launch WV4

Atlas 5 Launch WV4

Atlas 5 Launch WV4

Atlas 5 Launch WV4

Atlas 5 Launch WV4

Atlas 5 Launch WV4

Atlas 5 Launch WV4

Atlas 5 Launch WV4

Atlas 5 Launch WV4

Atlas 5 Launch WV4

Atlas 5 Launch WV4

See earlier WorldView 4 coverage.

Our Atlas archive.


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