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Cape Canaveral Air Force Station lifting of the second stage of an Atlas II Centaur rocket in the launch gantry is completed.

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At launch pad 36-A, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, lifting of the second stage of an Atlas II/Centaur rocket in the launch gantry is completed. The rocket is the launch vehicle for the GOES-L satellite, part of the NOAA National Weather Service system in weather imagery and atmospheric sounding information. The primary objective of the GOES-L is to provide a full capability satellite in an on-orbit storage condition, to assure NOAA continuity in services from a two-satellite constellation. Launch services are being provided by the 45th Space Wing

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  • Title: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station lifting of the second stage of an Atlas II Centaur rocket in the launch gantry is completed.
  • Location: Cape Canaveral, FL
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
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