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Next Launch GPS IIF-8 on a Atlas V 401 rocket from Cape Canaveral AFB, FL
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29 Oct 14 17:21:00 GMT
29 Oct 14 13:21:00 EDT

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Discovery arriving in Washington D.C. earlier today. Photo Credit: Mark Usciak

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