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Rocket launch scheduled at Vandenberg Space Force Base next week

United Launch Alliance

VANDENBERG SPACE FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The ULA Atlas V carrying the Landsat 9 will launch at Vandenberg Space Force Base on Monday.

The launch will help NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey gather more data about Earth's ever-changing environment.

The Landsat 9 observatory will be in a near-polar, sun-synchronous orbit.

The launch time is set for 11:11 a.m.

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