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Atlas V Rolls Out for First WGS Launch

The Atlas V rocket with the Wideband Global SATCOM satellite rolls out to Space Launch Complex-41 from its Vertical Integration Building at 10 a.m., Oct. 9.  The Atlas V was rolled to the pad in preparation for the launch of WGS-1 set for Oct. 10 with at launch window of 8:22-9:33 p.m. from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. (Photo by Pat Corkery, ULA)

The Atlas V rocket with the Wideband Global SATCOM satellite rolls out to Space Launch Complex-41 from its Vertical Integration Building at 10 a.m., Oct. 9. The Atlas V was rolled to the pad in preparation for the launch of WGS-1 set for Oct. 10 with at launch window of 8:22-9:33 p.m. from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. (Photo by Pat Corkery, ULA)

The Atlas V rocket with the Wideband Global SATCOM satellite rolls out to Space Launch Complex-41 from its Vertical Integration Building at 10 a.m., Oct. 9.  The Atlas V was rolled to the pad in preparation for the launch of WGS-1 set for Oct. 10 with at launch window of 8:22-9:33 p.m. from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. (Photo by Karl Ronstrom, ULA)

The Atlas V rocket with the Wideband Global SATCOM satellite rolls out to Space Launch Complex-41 from its Vertical Integration Building at 10 a.m., Oct. 9. The Atlas V was rolled to the pad in preparation for the launch of WGS-1 set for Oct. 10 with at launch window of 8:22-9:33 p.m. from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. (Photo by Karl Ronstrom, ULA)

The Atlas V rocket with the Wideband Global SATCOM satellite rolls out to Space Launch Complex-41 from its Vertical Integration Building at 10 a.m., Oct. 9.  The Atlas V was rolled to the pad in preparation for the launch of WGS-1 set for Oct. 10 with at launch window of 8:22-9:33 p.m. from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. (Photo by Karl Ronstrom, ULA)

The Atlas V rocket with the Wideband Global SATCOM satellite rolls out to Space Launch Complex-41 from its Vertical Integration Building at 10 a.m., Oct. 9. The Atlas V was rolled to the pad in preparation for the launch of WGS-1 set for Oct. 10 with at launch window of 8:22-9:33 p.m. from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. (Photo by Karl Ronstrom, ULA)