The figure above shows a rocket taking off vertically. When the rocket reaches a height of 12 kilometers, the angles of elevation from points *A* and *B* on level ground are 84.1^{o} and 62.7^{o}, respectively. What is the distance between points *A* and *B*?

(A) 0.97 km

(B) 6.36 km

(C) 7.43 km

(D) 22.60 km

(E) 139.37 km

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