Delta 4-Heavy rocket goes vertical at SLC-6
BY JUSTIN RAY
Posted: January 5, 2011
The fixed pad erector uses hydraulic pistons to lift the Delta 4-Heavy rocket upright and place the vehicle atop the pad at Vandenberg Air Force Base's Space Launch Complex 6 in January 2010. The action occurs inside the protective confines of the mobile assembly shelter that shrouds the pad.
Credit: Images from United Launch Alliance video
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