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Rocket: Atlas 5
Payload: X-37B
Date: March 5, 2011
Time: 5:46 p.m. EST (2246 GMT)
Site: SLC 41, Cape Canaveral, Florida
Feed: AMC 6, C-band, Transp. 5, 72° West

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By Justin Ray

Welcome to Spaceflight Now's live coverage of the Atlas 5 rocket launching the U.S. military's second X-37B orbital spaceplane. Text updates will appear automatically; there is no need to reload the page. Follow us on Twitter.

Photo credit: Pat Corkery/ULA

First X-37B flight

Atlas 5 launch highlights
April 22, 2010 @ 7:52 p.m. EDT

Landing at Vandenberg AFB, California
December 3, 2010 @ 1:16 a.m. PST