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Next Launch ORB-3 on a Antares rocket from Wallops Island, VA
scheduled for:
27 Oct 14 22:44:00 GMT
27 Oct 14 18:44:00 EDT

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Apollo 17 launch

In the final manned flight of a Saturn V - and the behemoth rocket's only nocturnal launch - the astronauts of Apollo 17 roar into low-Earth orbit in the opening minutes of 7 December 1972. The astonishing event turned night into day for hundreds of miles. Photo Credit: NASA

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