US defense weather satellite launched

April 4, 2014 • Business

An Atlas 5 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base from Space Launch Complex-3 on Thursday, April 3, 2014. A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the 19th Defense Meteorological Satellite Program spacecraft blasted off at 7:46 a.m. PDT and quickly rose into the cold, clear sky above the launch site on the Pacific coast about 130 miles northwest of Los Angeles. The satellite will circle the Login to read more

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