Delta II 7920H-10C | GLAST

United Launch Alliance launch of a Delta II 7920H-10C Rocket

United Launch Alliance was scheduled to launch a Delta II 7920H-10C rocket as part of the GLAST mission. The launch window for the Astrophysics mission was on Wed, Jun 11th, 2008, 12:05 PM EDT from Space Launch Complex 17B, Cape Canaveral, FL. The status of the launch was Success with a 0% chance for favorable weather conditions. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!

Mission

GLAST

A joint mission between NASA, USA Department of Energy and government agencies of France, Germany, Italy, Japan and Sweden. Its mission to suvery astrophysical and cosmological phenomena, also has instruments to study Gamma-ray bursts.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Space Launch Complex 17B, Cape Canaveral, FL

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Rocket

Delta II

Delta II is an American space launch system developed by McDonnell Douglas, now part of the Delta rocket family operated by United Launch Alliance. With more than 150 missions and a nearly perfect track record, Delta II has established itself as one of the most successful orbital launch systems.

United Launch Alliance

United Launch Alliance (ULA) is a joint venture of Lockheed Martin Space Systems and Boeing Defense, Space & Security. ULA was formed in December 2006 by combining the teams at these companies which provide spacecraft launch services to the government of the United States. ULA launches from both coasts of the US. They launch their Atlas V vehicle from LC-41 in Cape Canaveral and LC-3E at Vandeberg. Their Delta IV launches from LC-37 at Cape Canaveral and LC-6 at Vandenberg.

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