Delta 2 rocket ready to launch OCO 2

The mobile service tower is retracted at Vandenberg Air Force Base's Space Launch Complex 2 pad to reveal the United Launch Alliance Delta 2 rocket with the Orbiting Carbon Observatory No. 2.

See our Mission Status Center for the latest news on the launch.

Photo credit: Walter Scriptunas II / Scriptunas Images

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