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WE HAVE LIFTOFF!! #Landsat was lifted from the pad by an @ulalaunch Atlas V from VAFB at 1:02 p.m. EST.
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.
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.
Launch managers completed a readiness poll and gave a "go" to start fueling procedures into the @ulalaunch Atlas V rocket.
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