At that point, in keeping with standard practice for classified missions, United Launch Alliance ended its coverage and the rest of the flight was carried out in secrecy.
The Graphite Epoxy Motors (GEM 60) used on the Delta IV family of rockets measure some 53-feet (16 meters) in length. These have been used on the Delta IV since its initial flight in 2002. After staging, an Aerojet Rocketdyne RL10B-2 granted some 24,750 pounds of thrust, sending the Delta IV's upper stage to orbit.
A rocket carrying a classified US satellite has blasted off from California. "We are proud to provide this national defense capability and every Team V member involved has tirelessly worked to ensure the launch is safe and successful".
"This was an incredibly important launch for the 30th Space Wing and our mission partners", Wood said.
Jim resides in the San Francisco Bay area and has attended NASA Socials for the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover landing and the NASA LADEE lunar orbiter launch.
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