December 19, 2018

Photos: Atlas sends up new NASA satellite


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NASA’s Tracking and Data Relay Satellite-M, a communications router for the space station and dozens of science spacecraft, blasted off from Cape Canaveral at 8:29 a.m. EDT on Friday atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket.

Credit: United Launch Alliance
Credit: United Launch Alliance
Credit: United Launch Alliance
Credit: United Launch Alliance
Credit: United Launch Alliance
Credit: United Launch Alliance
Credit: United Launch Alliance
Credit: NASA-KSC
Credit: NASA-KSC
Credit: United Launch Alliance
Credit: NASA-KSC
Credit: United Launch Alliance
Credit: NASA-KSC
Credit: NASA-KSC
Credit: NASA-KSC
Credit: United Launch Alliance
Credit: United Launch Alliance
Credit: NASA-KSC
Credit: NASA-KSC
Credit: United Launch Alliance
Credit: NASA-KSC
Credit: United Launch Alliance
Credit: United Launch Alliance
Credit: United Launch Alliance
Credit: NASA-KSC
Credit: NASA-KSC

See earlier TDRS-M launch coverage.


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