Wardialer From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 1189 posts, RR: 0 Posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 3193 times:
I beleive this is the first Delta 4 rocket sheduled for lift off at the Van AFB. Launch Time will be at 06/28/06 between 02:00 to 04:00 UTC. The lauch times are kept classified until T:18. The rocket will carry a satellite that will be used to track military operations in foreign countries and it is called the NRO payload developed by the CIA and the DoD.
No, unfortunately I could not get any pics. I had my camera, but I had a middle seat so I didn't want to reach over the gentelman in the window seat and the sun had just bartely set so it is highly doubtful any pictures would have come out. Would have been too dark. It was really cool though. I only saw it because the Captain quickly pointed it out to the passengers on the left side of the aircraft.
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