July 31, 2021

Photos: Atlas 5 launches new weather observer


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Launching the high-tech GOES-R satellite to revolutionize U.S. weather forecasting, a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket thunders away from Cape Canaveral on Saturday at 6:42 p.m. EST (2342 GMT).

Credit: United Launch Alliance

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