The 45th Space Wing supported Space Exploration Technologies' (SpaceX) successful launch of their Falcon 9 rocket carrying the AsiaSat 8 satellite at 4 a.m. Aug. 5, 2014, from Space Launch Complex 40, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. A combined team of military members, government civilians and contractors from across the 45th Space Wing provided vital launch support to the SpaceX mission, including weather forecasts, launch and range operations, security, safety and public affairs. (Courtesy photo/SpaceX)

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