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Photos: Most powerful Atlas 5 puts 15,000-pound satellite in orbit

With five side-mounted solid rocket boosters for added power, a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket successfully deployed the U.S. Navy’s fifth MUOS mobile communications satellite.

Photos by United Launch Alliance

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