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We have lift-off!
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – A United Launch Alliance Delta IV-Heavy rocket carrying a National Reconnaissance Office payload launched by team Vandenberg from Space Launch Complex-6 here Wednesday at 11:03 am PST. This was the second Delta IV-Heavy for Vandenberg, with the first launch occurring Jan. 20, 2011 and is the largest rocket ever to launch from the West Coast of the United States. (U.S. Air Force photo by Joe Davila/Released)

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Tags: NRO, ula, delta iv, LAUNCH
Photo by: Joe Davila |  VIRIN: 130828-F-QP758-010.JPG