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Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services (LMCLS) has successfully launched the WorldView-3 commercial remote sensing spacecraft. An Atlas V 401 blasted off  from Space Launch Complex 3 East, placing WorldView-3 in orbit for customer DigitalGlobe and marking the 118th consecutive successful Atlas launch to date.

Atlas V WorldView-3 Launch Highlights

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the WorldView-3 satellite for DigitalGlobe launches from Space Launch Complex-3 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services procured the Atlas V for this mission. This is the fourth successful launch in six weeks and the 87th successful mission since ULA was formed in December 2006.  Video: Lockheed Martin/United Launch Alliance

World Satellite Business Week - September 8 - 11, 2014

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