On July 21, WorldView 4 was tucked into its shipping container, then departed at its factory in Sunnyvale, Calif., on July 24 for the road trip to the Vandenberg Air Force Base launch site. On Sept. 2, it was encapsulated within the United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket’s four-meter-diameter nose cone.
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