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Rocket: Delta 2
Payload: WorldView 2
Date: Oct. 8, 2009
Time: 11:38-11:52 a.m. PDT (2:38-2:52 p.m. EDT)
Site: SLC-2W, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California

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Delta 2 rocket launches WorldView 2

A commercial Earth-imaging satellite built to see the planet's true colors for high-resolution mapping and monitoring launches atop a Delta 2 rocket from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base at 11:51 a.m. local time (2:51 p.m. EDT).

Photo credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News












Credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News

 

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