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We pleased to offer the following high definition video clips of NASA's GLAST gamma-ray observatory launch to our Spaceflight Now Plus subscribers. These video files are presented in 720p resolution. Learn how you can subscribe to Spaceflight Now Plus.

NASA's GLAST observatory launches

Running Time: 26 sec
File Size: 13 MB

A Delta 2 rocket lifts off from Cape Canaveral carrying the GLAST gamma-ray observatory.


Pad camera replay of GLAST launch

Running Time: 21 sec
File Size: 10.4 MB

A high definition camera at the launch pad captures first seconds of flight for the Delta 2 carrying GLAST.


GLAST Launch Replay: Trident Bluff

Running Time: 1 min 10 sec
File Size: 34.2 MB

The launch of the Delta 2-Heavy rocket with NASA's GLAST observatory as seen from the Trident Bluff location near the south edge of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.


GLAST Launch Replay: Pad 17A camera

Running Time: 19 sec
File Size: 9.3 MB

A camera on pad 17A looking southward provides a dramatic view of the Delta 2-Heavy rocket blasting off from pad 17B carrying NASA's GLAST observatory.


GLAST launch campaign

Running Time: 5 min 46 sec
File Size: 168.9 MB

This narrated movie compiles the highlights of NASA's Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope during the pre-flight campaign at Cape Canaveral for launch aboard the ULA Delta 2-Heavy rocket.


Delta 2-Heavy launch campaign

Running Time: 5 min 48 sec
File Size: 170.5 MB

Bruce Reid, the GLAST mission manager for the Kennedy Space Center launch team, describes the Delta 2-Heavy rocket's pre-flight campaign at Cape Canaveral's pad 17B.


Tower rollback at pad 17B

Running Time: 2 min 24 sec
File Size: 70.5 MB

The tower at launch pad 17B is rolled away from the Delta 2-Heavy rocket that launched NASA's GLAST observatory. .

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