Delta II/Aqua Launches from Vandenberg AFB. 

Boeing's  Delta II launches NASA's Aqua Spacecraft on May 4, 2002.

 ( Read more about this mission click here)

 The 177ft MST is rolled back friday May 3rd at 5:40pm

  Close-up photo of the larger fairing used for the first time!

Liftoff occurred at 2:54:58am PDT May 4, 2002.


  A wide angle photo of the early morning launch.

This photo was taken from 2.91 miles away at the Press Site.

The low coud deck didn't make for a good streak shot from the Press Site!

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