Delta II, Vandenberg AFB, CA

June 7. 2007, 19:34 PDT

Exposure: 1/1000, f/13
Film: ISO 100
Lens: Fuji S2, DSLR, Tamaron 28mm-200mm .
Location: Winchester Canyon Road, Goleta, CA.

Delta II rocket carrying an Italian satellite was successfully launched from Vandenberg AFB on June 7. The rocket lifted-off from Space Launch Complex 2-West at 19:34 PDT, the end of 13-minute launch window. The Boeing booster later placed Italy's COSMO-1 radar imaging satellite into a polar orbit.

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