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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying a National Reconnaissance Office payload launches here Dec. 5, 2013. The rocket launched at 11:14:30 PST from Space Launch Complex-3 by Team Vandenberg. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)
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ATLAS V LAUNCHED FROM VANDENBERG

Posted 12/6/2013   Updated 12/6/2013 Email story   Print story

    


Release Number: 041213

12/6/2013 - VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.  -- A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying a National Reconnaissance Office payload launched by Team Vandenberg from Space Launch Complex-3 here Thursday at 11:14:30 PST.

Col. Keith Balts, 30th Space Wing commander, was the launch decision authority.

"This was our eleventh launch for 2013 and I couldn't be more proud of this team of professionals," said Balts. "This new capability represents our commitment to enhanced competitive launch services in support of national defense."



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