Rocket: Atlas 5
Payload: SDO
Date: Feb. 11, 2010
Window: 10:23-11:23 a.m. EST
Site: SLC-41, Cape Canaveral, Florida

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By Justin Ray

Welcome to Spaceflight Now's live coverage of the Atlas 5 rocket launching the Solar Dynamics Observatory. Text updates will appear automatically; there is no need to reload the page. Follow us on Twitter.

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The Atlas 5 rocket launches solar physics probe.
See our photo galleries:
Rollout to pad | Launch collection
Press site | More pad cameras

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory is the first mission in the Living With a Star program.