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Rocket: Delta 2
Mission: Aquarius and SAC-D satellite
Date: June 10, 2011
Time: 7:20 a.m. local (10:20 a.m. EDT)
Window: 5 minutes
Site: SLC-2W, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California

NASA press kit

Rocket diagram

Launch timeline

Ground track map

Photos: First stage

Photos: SRBs added

Photos: Upper stage

Photos: Payload arrives at Vandenberg

Photos: Satellite attached to rocket

Photos: Gantry rollback

Photos: Launch!

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Mission Status Center

By Justin Ray

Live coverage of the Delta 2 rocket launching Argentina's SAC-D satellite with the Aquarius oceanography instrument for NASA. Text updates will appear automatically; there is no need to reload the page. Follow us on Twitter.

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