Launch Photos: Huge Delta 4-Heavy Rocket Soars with Secret NROL-65 Satellite

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Delta 4 Heavy Rocket Launches NROL-65 Mission

Credit: Pat Corkery/United Launch Alliance
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta 4 Heavy rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) lifted off from Space Launch Complex-6…Read More »

here at 11:03 a.m. PDT today. Designated NROL-65, the mission is in support of national defense. This is ULA’s eighth launch in 2013, the 24th Delta 4 mission and the second Delta 4 Heavy launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base. [Read full story.]   Less «
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