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Rocket: Atlas 5 (AV-025)
Payload: NROL-41
Date: Sept. 20, 2010
Time: 9:03 p.m. PDT
Site: SLC-3E, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California
Feed: AMC 1, C-band, Transponder 23, 103° West

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Photos: Pre-flight

Photos: Quiet Sunday

Photos: Gantry rollback

Photos: The launch

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Atlas 5 rocket awaits countdown

The Atlas 5 rocket stands enclosed within its protective mobile service gantry on Sunday afternoon, just one day before the scheduled launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.

Photo credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News





Photo credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News 

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