Detail View: NOAA-N Prime Image Gallery: Liftoff!

Title: 
Liftoff!
Creator: 
NASA
Description: 
A Delta II rocket climbs into the dark, pre-dawn sky at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The rocket successfully propelled the NOAA-N Prime spacecraft toward its polar orbit around Earth. Image credit: Carleton Bailie/United Launch Alliance Feb. 6, 2009
Date: 
2/6/09
Identifier: 
312286main_launch-lg_full
MediaType: 
Image
Year: 
2009
What: 
Dawn
What: 
Polar
What: 
Earth
Where: 
California