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C-17 performs second test of Falcon Small Launch Vehicle
A Falcon Small Launch Vehicle is released from a C-17 Globemaster III here June 14, 2006. The Falcon SLV project, a joint venture between the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Air Force, is designed to develop a new method for putting satellites into low-earth orbit. The 32.5-ton test vehicle is the heaviest object ever dropped from a C-17. (Photo by Steve Zapka)

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Photo by: Steve Zapka |  VIRIN: 061109-F-9999X-042.JPG