April 20, 2018

Photos: WGS 7 readied for launch

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.

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