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On Space Launch Complex 2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California a booster is raised to vertical.

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On Space Launch Complex 2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, a solid rocket booster is raised to vertical. The booster will be lifted into the service tower and installed on the Delta II rocket for the NOAA-N Prime satellite. NOAA-N Prime is the latest polar-orbiting operational environmental weather satellite developed by NASA for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. It is built by Lockheed Martin and similar to NOAA-N launched on May 20, 2005. Launch of NOAA-N Prime is scheduled for Feb. 4. Photo credit: NASA/Joe Davila, VAFB

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  • Title: On Space Launch Complex 2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California a booster is raised to vertical.
  • Location: Vandenberg AFB, CA
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
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