WATCH THE DELTA IV LAUNCH LIVE

By  //  August 28, 2013

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WATCH THE DELTA IV LAUNCH LIVE

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, CALIFORNIA – A Delta IV Heavy rocket, with a U.S. National Reconnaissance Office satellite payload, is set to launch today at 10:52 a.m. PDT. (1:52 p.m. Brevard County time)

SPACE-180-57You can click on the Live Stream above, or this link to watch the live stream of the launch: http://bit.ly/17lPvci

NROL-65 will be ULA’s eighth launch in 2013 and the company’s 74th overall. The mission will be the 24th Delta IV flight since the vehicle’s inaugural launch in 2002 and the second time the Delta IV Heavy has launched from the West Coast.

The rocket is set to send a classified spacecraft into orbit for the NRO, which is in charge of U.S. intelligence-gathering satellites. United Launch Alliance is a joint venture of Lockheed Martin Corp. and The Boeing Co. to provide space launch services to the U.S. government with their Atlas and Delta rocket programs.


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