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SFI Launch Highlights: NASA / NOAA’s GOES-R satellite on ULA Atlas V 541

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — United Launch Alliance (ULA) sent one of the most powerful iterations of their Atlas V rockets into the early evening Florida skies on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. Carrying NASA / NOAA’s GOES-R weather satellite, the launch vehicle thundered off of SLC-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 6:52 p.m. EST (23:52 GMT). What follows is SFI exclusive video from the 67th flight of the venerable Atlas V.

This video was captured by Mike Howard, Charles Twine with contributions by Derek Richardson and Jason Rhian.

Video courtesy of SpaceFlight Insider, launch commentary courtesy of Mike Curie, music Dmitri Belichenko



Jason Rhian spent several years honing his skills with internships at NASA, the National Space Society and other organizations. He has provided content for outlets such as: Aviation Week & Space Technology,, The Mars Society and Universe Today.

Reader Comments

Thanks for sharing this video.It was one spectacular sight.

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