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An Atlas V rocket launches the Navy's Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) 2 satellite from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. MUOS is a next-generation narrow band tactical satellite communications system designed to significantly improve beyond-line-of-sight communications for U.S. forces on the move. (U.S. Navy photo courtesy of NASA by Patrick H. Corkery/Released)



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Date Taken:07.19.2013

Date Posted:07.20.2013 05:51

Photo ID:976415

VIRIN:130719-O-ZZ999-101

Resolution:1202x1800

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Location:CAPE CANAVERAL, FL, USGlobe

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