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In this image, against a hazy but beautiful orange and pink sunrise, the dorsal fin of one of a pod of several dolphins is sticking up out of the calm water of the Banana River.  In the foreground of the image is the green, grassy area that surrounds the NASA Causeway on either side.  The Causeway is commonly used as the viewing site for launches from the Delta and Atlas launch pads.  In the center of the image, across the river, sits one of the Delta launch pads.
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A Pod of Dolphins

A pod of dolphins plays in the Banana River in the early morning hours of August 11, 2005. The river separates the Kennedy Space Center from the launch pads at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in central Florida. The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter lifted off from Launch Complex 41 on August 12, 2005.

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