Delta 3 Complete mission coverage: 
Close-up view of explosion

Posted: June 14, 2000

The inaugural Boeing Delta 3 rocket explodes just over a minute into the launch from Cape Canaveral on August 26, 1998. This close-up view of the explosion was captured from a long range tracking camera. Source video: Boeing (127k, 08sec QuickTime file).

Spaceflight Now uses QuickTime technology to deliver exceptional video and audio quality in fast-loading, compact files. QuickTime version 4 is required. For more information about QuickTime visit the Apple web site or click the button below to download the free software for Windows PCs or Macs.
Get QuickTime