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The United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket set to carry NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite arrives after leaving the Vertical Integration Facility.

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At Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Space Launch Complex 41, the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket set to carry NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite, TDRS-K, arrives at the launch pad after leaving the Vertical Integration Facility.


Liftoff for the TDRS-K is planned for Jan. 30, 2013. The TDRS-K spacecraft is part of the next-generation series in the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System, a constellation of space-based communication satellites providing tracking, telemetry, command and high-bandwidth data return services. For more information, visit http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/tdrs/index.html Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett

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  • Title: The United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket set to carry NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite arrives after leaving the Vertical Integration Facility.
  • Location: Cape Canaveral, FL
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
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