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The Atlas IIA rocket is close to its vertical position in the launch tower at Launch Pad 36A Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

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The Atlas IIA rocket is close to its vertical position in the launch tower at Launch Pad 36A, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS). It will be mated with a Centaur upper stage to launch the latest Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS) June 29 from CCAFS. The Atlas/Centaur launch vehicle is manufactured and operated by Lockheed Martin. Atlas IIA is capable of lifting payload systems weights in the 2,850 kg (6,300 lb) to 3,070 kg (6,760 lb) class to geosynchronous transfer orbit. It is 25 m (82 ft) long and 3.05 m (10 ft) in diameter. The Centaur is 10.0 m (33-ft) long and 3.05 m (10 ft) in diameter

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  • Title: The Atlas IIA rocket is close to its vertical position in the launch tower at Launch Pad 36A Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
  • Location: Cape Canaveral, FL
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
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