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Created 20-Jan-17
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January 20, 2017 - A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket blasts off from pad 41 at 7:42 p.m. carrying the U.S. military’s third Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous satellite, which will augment a ballistic missile early-warning detection system.

Image taken from S. Tropical Trail, about 22 miles from launch site.
SBIRS GEO Flight 3 (Atlas 5)