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“Thank you for following us during the countdown for the Atlas V rocket carrying the #Landsat. Stay connected at ”

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Another great view of the launch of #Landsat being carried by United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket.

“WE HAVE LIFTOFF!! #Landsat was lifted from the pad by an @ulalaunch Atlas V from VAFB at 1:02 p.m. EST.”

“The Atlas V is operating on its own power.”

“NASA launch manager Omar Baez declared #Landsat and Atlas V rocket are "go" for launch. Launch team has been polled and there are no issues.”

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NASA - NASA TV

The tanks in the Atlas V & Centaur upper stage are being loaded w/propellants as countdown proceeds #Landsat.

“The Atlas V is ready for fueling at @30thSpaceWing SLC-3. Managers have polled their teams and given the go-ahead to start fueling.”

“#Landsat, enclosed in its payload fairing atop an Atlas V rocket, sits on the launch pad along the Pacific coast.”

NASA Kennedy / KSC's Twitter Photo

NASA Kennedy / KSC's Twitter Photo

The Atlas V plays a big role in sending satellites into orbit and is being considered to launch humans into space.

“Launch managers completed a readiness poll and gave a "go" to start fueling procedures into the @ulalaunch Atlas V rocket.”

NASA Kennedy / KSC's Twitter Photo

NASA Kennedy / KSC's Twitter Photo

The launch pad tower at SLC-3 is rolled back to reveal the @ulalaunch Atlas V rocket with the #LDCM

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NASA Social's Twitter Photo

RT @NASASocial: NASA Administrator Charles Bolden poses with the #NASASocial group in front of the #LDCM satellite and Atlas V

“#LDCM and Atlas V rocket are cleared for flight. Weather remains good. Liftoff is set for Monday, Feb. 11 at 10:02a PT/1p ET.”

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