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A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket beat the weather and launched a top secret payload into space for the US National Reconnaissance Office (NROL-37) on Saturday. Launch from Space Launch Complex 37 (SLC-37) at Cape Canaveral was on schedule at the start of the window that opened at 1:51pm Eastern (17:51 UTC).

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NASA Image of the Day | NASA GOES-R Weather Satellite Ready For Launch The United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket and its GOES-R payload at the launchpad as preparations continue for launch at 5:42 p.m. EST, Saturday, Nov. 19, from Space Launch Complex 41.

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Wow! NASA Photos Capture Dazzling Nighttime Rocket Launch

The United Launch Alliance Atlas V 401 rocket carrying NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite-K, TDRS-K, streaks past the Vehicle Assembly Building and Launch Complex 39 at Kennedy Space Center in Florida after launching from Space Launch Com

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Juno EmergesCredit: Patrick H. Corkery/United Launch AllianceIn preparation for launch of NASA's Juno mission, a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket is rolled to the pad at Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral.

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Tracking and Data Relay Satellite Ready For Launch From Cape Canaveral

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS-L) spacecraft on board arrives at the launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Launch Complex 41.

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A United Launch Alliance Delta 4 Heavy rocket is lifted to the vertical position on a launch pad at NASA's Kennedy Space Center on Oct. 1, 2014. The rocket will launch NASA's new Orion spacecraft on its first test flight on Dec. 4, 2014.

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The United Launch Alliance Delta 4-Heavy rocket lifts off with NASA’s Orion ship on its inaugural space flight test at 7:05 a.m. EST Dec. 5 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Complex 37.

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United Launch Alliance Wants You to Build a Custom Rocket: "new custom rocket-building website... The prices on RocketBuilder go above 100 million." http://ift.tt/2gJqB4H

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