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Taurus XL Rocket Launch
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A Taurus XL rocket equipped with NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory satellite launches at 1:55 a.m. Feb. 24 from the 576th-E Space Launch Complex here. This was Vandenberg's second launch of the year. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Andrew Lee)

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