Atlas V rocket launch: 10 photos shared on social media

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket lifted off early Tuesday from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, WFTV is reporting. NASA said the rocket is carrying its laser communication satellite, dubbed the Laser Communications Relay Demonstration, and other technology into orbit, according to Space.com.

>> PHOTOS: Atlas V rocket successfully launches from Kennedy Space Center

Skygazers took to social media to share their photos of the launch. Here are some of our favorites:

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1. @tmahlmann, Instagram

2. @its_mrscoles, Instagram

3. @mdcainjr, Instagram

4. @johnkrausphotos, Instagram

5. @launchphoto, Instagram

6. @fdsi_photography, Instagram

7. @chriskridler, Instagram

8. @photosbyjoecool, Instagram

9. @mv_kariwa_n62, Instagram

10. @justin.hing, Instagram

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