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A picture of actor and singer Billy Dee Williams, along with pictures of a satellite named after him, were displayed at the 2nd Space Operations Squadron floor during the decommissioning of one of its satellites on Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Oct. 9, 2019. According to Capt. Jeremy Crossman, 2nd SOPS assistant director of operations, the decommissioned satellite was nick named Billy Dee based on a 2nd SOPS internal joke. The word “attitude” in the signed photo is a play on the word altitude, which establishes where the satellite is pointing, a mission critical aspect during a satellite launch. If a satellite’s altitude is incorrect during launch, it could end in a non-operational orbit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Katie Calvert)

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Photo by: Kathryn Calvert |  VIRIN: 191009-F-UM970-0006.JPG