Monday, September 27, 2010

Minotaur-4 SBSS Satellite launch

A Minotaur 4 rocket carrying the Space Based Space Surveillance satellite blasts off and heads toward orbit at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.

The satellite is designed to detect and monitor debris, satellites and other space objects that could be a threat to US national security, communications and weather satellites

Picture: AP/US Air Force

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