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Photo Gallery: Atlas V Launches MUOS-5

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The United Launch Alliance launched their Atlas V rocket with the fifth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS-5), the final spacecraft in a five-satellite communications system for the U.S. military. The launch took place at 10:30 a.m. EDT (14:30 GMT) June 24 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Space Launch Complex 41.

This mission utilized the largest and most powerful version of the Atlas V, with a tall five meter fairing and five solid rocket boosters. Spaceflight Insider once again captured the launch using our fleet of remote cameras.

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