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Rocket: Atlas 5 (AV-026)
Payload: X-37B - The Orbital Test Vehicle
Date: March 5, 2011
Time: 5:46 p.m. EST (2246 GMT)
Site: SLC-41, Cape Canaveral, Florida
Broadcast: AMC 6, Transponder 5, C-band, 72° West

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Atlas rolls out to the launch pad

An Atlas 5 rocket was rolled from the Vertical Integration Facility to its Cape Canaveral pad Thursday afternoon, arriving at about 2:30 p.m. to begin counting down to launch carrying the U.S. military's second X-37B spaceplane.

Photo credit: Pat Corkery/United Launch Alliance














Photo credit: Patrick H. Corkery/United Launch Alliance

 

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