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Video: Liftoff of Atlas 5 and MUOS 5 for the Navy and rest of U.S. military

The United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket, standing 206 feet tall and and weighing 1.3 million pounds, unleashes two-and-a-half million pounds of thrust from its main engine and five solid-fuel boosters to launch the Navy’s MUOS 5 satellite from Cape Canaveral at 10:30 a.m. EDT (1430 GMT).

Video courtesy of United Launch Alliance

See earlier MUOS 5 coverage.

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Video: Liftoff of Atlas 5 and MUOS 5 for the Navy and rest of U.S. military

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