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Wow! NASA Photos Capture Dazzling Nighttime Rocket Launch

The United Launch Alliance Atlas V 401 rocket carrying NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite-K, TDRS-K, streaks past the lighthouse on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida after launching from Space Launch Complex 41 at 8:48 p.m. EST

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