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Rocket: Delta 4-Heavy
Payload: DSP 23
Date: Nov. 10, 2007
Window: 8:39-10:41 p.m. EST (0139-0341 GMT)
Site: SLC-37B, Cape Canaveral, Florida
Satellite feed: Galaxy 26, Transponder 5, C-band, 93° West

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Delta 4-Heavy fires aloft

The first operational Delta 4-Heavy rocket blasts away from Cape Canaveral's Complex 37 at 8:50 p.m. EST carrying the 23rd and final Defense Support Program missile warning satellite for the U.S. Air Force.

Photo credit: Ben Cooper/Spaceflight Now

Credit: Ben Cooper/Spaceflight Now