Titan IV B, Vandenberg AFB, CA

August 18, 2000, 18:45 PDT

Titan IV - B with satellite package

Exposure: 1/1000, f/16 w/ polarizing filter
Film: Fujicolor 400 color print
Lens: Tamaron 28mm-200mm .
Location: Winchester Canyon Road, Goleta, CA.

Most daylight launches are so so in terms of visual impact.
This Titan IV - B was launched from Space Complex 4 East and carried a National Reconaissance Office Satellite, which successfully went into orbit at 18:54:15 PDT.

The shot below shows the second stage at altitude.

Rumors indicate the total launch cost was one billion dollars.

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