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Air-drop Rocket launch today

Launch from Vandenberg today. Early afternoon local (Pacific) time. Vehicle will be air-dropped from an L-1011 jumbo jet staged from Vandenberg AFB. Payload is the AIM scientific satellite. Targeted launch time is 13:26:49. The booster will insert the payload into a 600-kilometer, sun-synchronous, noon-midnight polar orbit NASA-TV coverage from 3-6 eastern, noon-3 Pacific. AIM scientific […]