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Spitzer On Top
Faring0814 05

Credit: NASA/KSC

Photograph • August 14th, 2003 • faring0814_05

faring0814_05

On August 14, 2003, the Spitzer Space Telescope was secured into the faring on top of the Delta II rocket that launched it into Earth-trailing, heliocentric orbit.

About the Object

Name
Delta 7920H ELV
Type
Technology > Launch Vehicle