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United Launch Alliance's Atlas V rocket carries the Solar Orbiter into space
United Launch Alliance's Atlas V rocket carries the Solar Orbiter into space as it launches Feb. 9, 2020, at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The Solar Orbiter is a sun-observing satellite that performs measurements of the inner heliosphere and close observations of the polar regions of the sun. (U.S. Air Force photo by Joshua Conti)