Highlights of U.S. Space Force's first launch(7 images)

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket launched from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., on Thursday. It was the first launch for the U.S. Space Force, carrying a military communications satellite into orbit.

An AEHF6 military communications satellite was launched into orbit aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. Photo courtesy of United Launch Alliance
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