Rocket: Delta 4
Payload: WGS 5
Variant: Medium+(5,4)
Date: May 24, 2013
Window: 8:27-8:57 p.m. EDT
Site: SLC-37B, Cape Canaveral, Florida

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By Justin Ray

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