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Delta II preparing for launch
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A Delta II is scheduled to launch from Vandenberg's Space Launch Complex-2 on Wednesday. The rocket will be carrying two Italian satelites that will help the scientific community better understand the Earth and its atmosphere. This launch is the second of four that the Italian Space Agency plans to hold at Vandenberg.

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