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Satellite Launch Sparks Spectacular Light Show

The launch of a military satellite this morning provided a spectacular light show over the skies of southern Florida. The Atlas V rocket blast off at 6:18 a.m. Wednesday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying a military communications satellite. After a brief technical delay of 19 minutes, the massive spacecraft roared into the pre-dawn skies riding 2.5 million pounds of thrust. As dawn broke, the exhaust from the rocket mixed with the sunlight, creating an eerie glow as...

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