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Atlas IIA / TDRS-J Mission from CCAS Pad 36-A

Launched Wednesday, December 4, 2002 at 9:42 pm EST (21:42 GMT)

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Views of TDRS-I spacecraft onboard a Lockheed Atlas IIA (AC-144) from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida from Launch Complex 36-A. Launch scheduled for 12/4/02 at 9:42 p.m. EDT

The Commercial Atlas IIA mission launch of the TDRS-J communication satellite. The TDRS system is a cluster of Tracking Data Relay Satellites tthat are in geosynchronous orbit. They are used to relay voice, video and datafrom NASA scientific satellites (such as the Hubble Space Telescope), the International Space Station and the Space Shuttle.


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Last Revised: Wednesday, December 4, 2002 22:08:52 EST (J. Dumoulin)
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