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A United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket launches the U.S. Missile Defense Agency’s STSS Demo payload at 8:20 a.m. EDT from Space Launch Complex – 17B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The launch service for the mission was provided on behalf of NASA. (U.S. Air Force photo by Carleton Bailie, United Launch Alliance)

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Photo by: Carleton Bailie, United Launch Alliance |  VIRIN: 091002-F-9111B-001.JPG