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Rocket: Atlas 5 (AV-019)
Payload: AEHF 1
Date: August 14, 2010
Window: 7:07-9:06 a.m. EDT (1107-1306 GMT)
Site: SLC-41, Cape Canaveral, Florida
Feed: Galaxy 3, C-band, Transponder 8, 95° West

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Atlas on the launch pad with AEHF 1

An Atlas 5 rocket stands perched atop Cape Canaveral's Complex 41 on the eve of its scheduled launch to deploy the Advanced Extremely High Frequency 1 military communications satellite.

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