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Vandenberg launches Atlas V rocket

Team Vandenberg successfully launched the 19th U.S. Air Force Defense Meteorological Satellite Program payload on an Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex-3 at 7:46 a.m. PDT, April 3, 2014, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. This year Vandenberg celebrates 55 years of space launch history. (U.S. Air Force photo by Joe Davila/Released)

Team Vandenberg successfully launched the 19th U.S. Air Force Defense Meteorological Satellite Program payload on an Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex-3 at 7:46 a.m. PDT, April 3, 2014, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. This year Vandenberg celebrates 55 years of space launch history. (U.S. Air Force photo by Joe Davila/Released)

Team Vandenberg successfully launched the 19th U.S. Air Force Defense Meteorological Satellite Program payload on an Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex-3 at 7:46 a.m. PDT, April 3, 2014, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. This year Vandenberg celebrates 55 years of space launch history. (U.S. Air Force photo by Joe Davila/Released)

Team Vandenberg successfully launched the 19th U.S. Air Force Defense Meteorological Satellite Program payload on an Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex-3 at 7:46 a.m. PDT, April 3, 2014, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. This year Vandenberg celebrates 55 years of space launch history. (U.S. Air Force photo by Joe Davila/Released)

Team Vandenberg successfully launched the 19th U.S. Air Force Defense Meteorological Satellite Program payload on an Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex-3 at 7:46 a.m. PDT, April 3, 2014, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. This year Vandenberg celebrates 55 years of space launch history. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Tyrona Lawson/Released)

Team Vandenberg successfully launched the 19th U.S. Air Force Defense Meteorological Satellite Program payload on an Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex-3 at 7:46 a.m. PDT, April 3, 2014, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. This year Vandenberg celebrates 55 years of space launch history. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Tyrona Lawson/Released)

Team Vandenberg successfully launched the 19th U.S. Air Force Defense Meteorological Satellite Program payload on an Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex-3 at 7:46 a.m. PDT, April 3, 2014, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. This year Vandenberg celebrates 55 years of space launch history. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Tyrona Lawson/Released)

Team Vandenberg successfully launched the 19th U.S. Air Force Defense Meteorological Satellite Program payload on an Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex-3 at 7:46 a.m. PDT, April 3, 2014, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. This year Vandenberg celebrates 55 years of space launch history. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Tyrona Lawson/Released)