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Atlas V rocket set to launch Thursday evening from Cape Canaveral

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Weather permitting an Atlas V rocket will be launched from Cape Canaveral Thursday evening.


It will carry a Cygnus spacecraft from ATK on a mission designed to resupply the International Space Station, according to United Launch Command.

There is a 30 minute launch window which opens at 5:55 p.m. ET.

Air Force meteorologists are optimistic about the 60 percent odds of favorable launch weather, according to Floridatoday.com.

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