Atlas V MUOS 4 Launch

The Navy is managing a program called MUOS, Mobile User Objective System, which is essentially a satellite version of  worldwide cellphone service.

We love a good rocket launch. And in this case, the early morning atmospherics lead to a very unusual plume.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Td0CPo-J2jo]

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