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Amazing Atlas 5 Rocket Launch: US Military's GPS Satellite Soars (Photos)

Atlas V 4-meter Diameter Payload Fairing

United Launch Alliance

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V 4-meter diameter payload fairing, with the Air Force's GPS IIF-4 satellite encapsulated inside, is transported and mate to the Atlas V rocket in the Vertical Integration Facility (VIF) at Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

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