This collection of photographs shows the Air Force’s Wideband Global SATCOM communications satellite No. 7 being encapsulated in the United Launch Alliance Delta 4 nose cone and hoisted atop the rocket for launch July 22.
Encapsulation occurred at the Astrotech processing facility on June 24. Stacking atop the Delta occurred July 8 at Cape Canaveral’s Complex 37.
Photos by United Launch Alliance
See our earlier WGS 7 coverage.
Our Delta archive.