Launch pad gantry rolled back

The 32-story-tall mobile service tower is retracted from the Delta 4 rocket at Vandenberg's Space Launch Complex 6 pad for the NROL-25 flight that will place a surveillance satellite into orbit for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office.

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Photo credit: Justin Ray/Spaceflight Now

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