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Delta 2 rocket launches at dawn



Date: August 17, 2009
Running Time: 5 min 6 sec
File Size: 186 MB

As view from Jetty Park just south of the Cape Canaveral, the Delta 2 rocket launches at dawn carrying the Global Positioning System 2R-21 navigation satellite.

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Shuttle mission STS-124
GLAST gamma ray observatory launch

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