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NASA Minotaur I Rocket Blasts Off From Virginia With Record Payload

The Minotaur rocket launched the Air Force's Operationally Responsive Space Office's ORS-3 mission, carrying a record 29 satellites in space, according to NASA.

Posted on November 19, 2013, at 9:16 p.m. ET

Video of the Minotaur rocket launch in Virginia:

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Images of the launch as seen by people on the U.S. East Coast.

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Minotaur launch from Wallops Island viewed from the lake

marchetti

@marchetti

Minotaur launch from Wallops Island viewed from the lake

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The #Minotaur rocket launch seen from #Raleigh http://t.co/qaxkffjB1Z

Matt Robinson

@metroscenes

The #Minotaur rocket launch seen from #Raleigh

http://t.co/qaxkffjB1Z

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Tonight's Minotaur Rocket launch seen from Albany, NY

Louis Suarato

@LouisS

Tonight's Minotaur Rocket launch seen from Albany, NY

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3 stacked 40 sec images of #Minotaur rocket launch. Bay Head beach, NJ

Greg

@Greg_NJ

3 stacked 40 sec images of #Minotaur rocket launch. Bay Head beach, NJ

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#Minotaur 1 #Rocket over #Pasadena. Awesome to watch! #AnneArundel

ByTheBayPhotos

@ByTheBayPhotos

#Minotaur 1 #Rocket over #Pasadena. Awesome to watch! #AnneArundel

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Minotaur I rocket launch from Wallops Island tonight from our front yard. @NASA_Wallops

Ken Lacovara

@kenlacovara

Minotaur I rocket launch from Wallops Island tonight from our front yard. @NASA_Wallops

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Greg

@Greg_NJ

rocket!

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PHOTO: #Minotaur rocket launch over NYC Central Park Reservoir, missing a few seconds here and there

Jeff Schultz

@JeffDSchultz

PHOTO: #Minotaur rocket launch over NYC Central Park Reservoir, missing a few seconds here and there

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Minotaur 1, from Millsboro, DE. @NASA_Wallops

Christopher R. Main

@calandryll

Minotaur 1, from Millsboro, DE. @NASA_Wallops

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Tonight's record-breaking Minotaur launch as seen from Happy Valley. @LunarLionPSU

CampusWeatherService

@PSUWeather

Tonight's record-breaking Minotaur launch as seen from Happy Valley. @LunarLionPSU

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The @NASA_Wallops Minotaur 1, seen from Reston, VA, incl. the #TJ3Sat built by a local high school. @capitalweather

Graham Marsden

@grahambot

The @NASA_Wallops Minotaur 1, seen from Reston, VA, incl. the #TJ3Sat built by a local high school. @capitalweather

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A #NASA #Minotaur rocket arcs above Forest Hills, NY moments after launch.

Tony Hoffman

@TonyJHoffman

A #NASA #Minotaur rocket arcs above Forest Hills, NY moments after launch.

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Tonight's #Minotaur rocket launch from the Jersey Shore @NASA_Wallops

PJ

@pjstor

Tonight's #Minotaur rocket launch from the Jersey Shore @NASA_Wallops

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