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NOAA Photo Library Image - spac0553

The first stage of a Boeing Delta II rocket rests on the launching pad. It will be mated with the second stage and launch the NOAA-N polar-orbiting satellite. Upon achieving orbit, the satellite will be renamed NOAA-18.

Image ID: spac0553, NOAA In Space Collection
Location: California, Vandenburg AFB
Photo Date: 2005 February 24
Credit: Courtesy of NASA

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