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Spirit launches

Spirit launches

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Spirit launches
Amid billows of smoke and steam, the Delta II rocket with its Mars Exploration Rover (MER-A, Spirit) payload lifted off the pad on time at 1:58 p.m. EDT on 10 June 2003 (17:58 UT) from Launch Complex 17-A, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

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Original image data dated on or about June 10, 2003

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