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A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the U.S. Air Forces second Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS-2) satellite lifts off from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., at 8:31 p.m. EDT April 3, 2009. After a 31-minute flight, WGS-2 was placed successfully in orbit where it will provide enhanced communication abilities to our troops in the field.