Delta 4 rocket launches WGS 5 satellite

The United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket was launched Friday at 8:27 p.m. EDT from Cape Canaveral's Complex 37 to deploy the Wideband Global SATCOM 5 military communications satellite into orbit for the U.S. Air Force.

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Photo credit: Pat Corkery/United Launch Alliance

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