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Launch Photos: US Air Force's Wideband Global SATCOM 7 Blasts Off

WGS-7 Satellite Mated to Delta IV Rocket #2

United Launch Alliance

The Air Force's seventh Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellite, inside its 5-meter payload fairing, undergoes mating to a Delta IV rocket. Launch is set for July 23, 2015, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.

WGS-7 Satellite Mated to Delta IV Rocket #3

United Launch Alliance

The Air Force's seventh Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellite, inside its 5-meter payload fairing, undergoes mating to a Delta IV rocket. Launch is set for July 23, 2015, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.

WGS-7 Satellite Mated to Delta IV Rocket #4

United Launch Alliance

The Air Force's seventh Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellite, inside its 5-meter payload fairing, undergoes mating to a Delta IV rocket. Launch is set for July 23, 2015, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.

WGS-7 Satellite Mated to Delta IV Rocket #5

United Launch Alliance

The Air Force's seventh Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellite, inside its 5-meter payload fairing, undergoes mating to a Delta IV rocket. Launch is set for July 23, 2015, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.

Delta IV WGS-7 Encapsulation

United Launch Alliance

The Air Force's seventh Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellite undergoes encapsulation inside a Delta IV 5-meter payload fairing. Launch is set for July 23, 2015, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.

Delta IV WGS-7 Encapsulation #5

United Launch Alliance

The Air Force's seventh Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellite undergoes encapsulation inside a Delta IV 5-meter payload fairing. Launch is set for July 23, 2015, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.

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