Military Photo: Atlas V Launch

Posted: 04/01/2009

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the Air Force's second Wideband Global Satellite Communications system lifts off from Space Launch Complex-41 April 3 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. After a 31-minute flight, WGS-2 was placed successfully in orbit where it will provide enhanced communication abilities to troops in the field.

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