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Wow! NASA Photos Capture Dazzling Nighttime Rocket Launch

A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 401 rocket streaks away from Space Launch Complex 41 into the night sky over Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, carrying NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite-K, TDRS-K, to orbit. Launch was at 8:48

NASA satellite launch lights up night sky

When NASA's

newest satellite soared into space late Jan. 30, a team of

photographers captured dazzling views of the rocket streaking into

orbit.