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Delta II Launch Photos

Caption: A Delta II 7920-10 Iridium launch. The FUSE launch vehicle used the same payload shroud but only had 3 solid boosters.

Caption: The launch of XTE, the X-ray Timing Explorer (since named the Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer, or RXTE).

Caption: A Delta II night launch from Cape Canaveral.

Delta II launch movies (courtesy of The Boeing Company):

(NOTE: Two formats are provided -- AVI works on most PC platforms and MOV (also known as Quicktime) which works on PCs, but also with 'xanim' on most workstations.)

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ACE launch from a camera mounted on the Delta II looking aft (Download: AVI file 2.7 mB, MOV file 1.2 mB).

Burnout and separation of the 6 ground ignited solid boosters from a camera on the Delta II looking aft (Download: AVI file 2.0 mB, MOV file 0.9 mB).

Burnout and separation of the 3 air ignited solid boosters from a camera on the Delta II looking aft (Download:. AVI file 3.1 mB, MOV file 1.5 mB).

Boeing Delta II launch vehicle home page.