December 1, 2021

Video: Aerial views of Atlas 5’s rollout with Lucy


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The 188-foot-tall Atlas 5 rocket crowned with NASA’s Lucy asteroid probe rolled out to its launch pad Thursday at Cape Canaveral. These aerial views, captured by a drone and released by NASA, show the launch vehicle moving along rail tracks to Space Launch Complex 41.

Liftoff is scheduled for 5:34 a.m. EDT (0934 GMT) Saturday to begin 12-year mission exploring the Trojan asteroids in the outer solar system.

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