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NOAA Photo Library Image - spac0550

NOAA-N satellite leaps away from the smoke and steam clouds as it lifts off at 6:22 A.M. EDT from Vandenberg AFB. The launch vehicle is a Boeing Delta II 7320 expendable launch vehicle. Renamed NOAA-18 after achieving orbit.

Image ID: spac0550, NOAA In Space Collection
Location: California, Vandenburg AFB
Credit: Courtesy of NASA

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