Third-place winner, above: 2008 Aviation Week & Space Technology Photo Contest
Category: Space

Starry night over Cape Canaveral: Atlas 5 launches WGS-1
10/10/07 ~ 8:22pm

Homepage       Launch Photos       Purchase Photos!

An Atlas 5 rocket streaks into space with the first Wideband Global SATCOM satellite, WGS-1, on October 10, 2007, at 8:22pm EDT. The military communications satellite will provide wideband coverage for the US military.


<--- NRO L-30                                    NRO L-24 sunset --->