US launches "largest satellite in the world"

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November 22, 2010 03:17

 
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida  — The US Air Force on Sunday launched a new classified spy satellite.

An un-manned Delta 4-Heavy rocket blasted off From Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Sunday at 5:58 p.m. (2258 GMT)

It carried a satellite that was described in a news release from the National Reconnaissance Office as "the largest satellite in the world."

The mission is classified, so no other details are available.

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