The nine solid rocket motors used to augment the thrust of Delta 116 are being
jettisoned 87 seconds after the launch at approximately 18 miles altitude.
Image ID: spac0235, NOAA In Space Collection
Location: Florida, Cape Canaveral
Photo Date: 1975 October 16 0641 A.M.
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