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Atlas V rocket launches two communications satellites into orbit

Atlas V rocket launches two communications satellites into orbit

The Atlas V rocket blasted off Tuesday evening (October 4) from the Florida space coast, carrying two commercial communications satellites into orbit.

The Atlas VAnd the It topped the spacecraft twin SES-20 and SES-21, which launched Tuesday at 5:36 p.m. EDT (2136 GMT) from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.