Spaceflight Now: Delta launch report
Separation of solid rocket motors

Posted: June 10, 2000

The video camera mounted to a Boeing Delta 2 rocket shows the ground-lit solid rocket boosters being jettisoned just over a minute into flight with Cape Canaveral as backdrop. The rocket is launching NASA's Stardust spacecraft to Comet Wild 2 on a sample-return mission. Source video: NASA TV (250k, 26sec QuickTime file).

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