The huge rocket "Delta" took off from Vandenberg, California


22/01/2011

The result of three years of work aimed at preparing the panel and support tools for placing missiles "Delta" was its launch, which took place on January 21 in the morning.

The biggest launch in the history of the West Coast of the U.S. missile rose into the air from the base of the Air Force Vandenberg.

Delta IV rocket enormous weight and height of 72 meters suffered a secret satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO).

Before such missile launches were carried out only in Florida, but the starting construction on the basis of California should be modernized enough to control the actions of the giant machine.

Thanks fly "Delta" from the West Bank the largest spy satellites will be placed into polar orbit.

The machine is designed for military use, and the use of intelligence, although long discussions about how to equip the machine with special equipment for use by man during spaceflight.

The main characteristics of "Delta IV


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