Awesome footage of a C-130 Hercules jet assisted take-off in Antarctica!
Atlas V Rocket Lifts Off
The Atlas V rocket lifts off from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying four Magnetospheric Multiscale, or MMS, spacecraft on a mission to study magnetic reconnection. Scientists believe MMS will provide insights into the fundamental process that occurs throughout the universe. Liftoff was at 10:44 p.m. EDT.