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Delta IV rocket on its launch pad at Space Launch Complex 6 at Vandenburg Air Force Station, California, USA. It is carrying a classified payload (NROL-25) for the US National Reconnaissance Office. This is the medium plus configuration of the rocket, which has the addition of two graphite-epoxy motors (white). NROL-25 launched on 3rd April 2012.
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