Delta IV Rocket Launches US Military Satellite

StoryfulPublished: January 13, 201721 views
Published: January 13, 2017

A US military communications satellite was successfully launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on the night of Wednesday, December 7.

According to <a href="http://www.floridatoday.com/story/tech/science/space/2016/12/07/deltaiv-rocket-blasts-off-military-satellite-cape-canaveral-air-force-station-florida-wgs8/95058018/" target="_blank">Florida Today</a>, the $425-million Wideband Global <span class="caps">SATCOM</span> (<span class="caps">WGS</span>) satellite was the Air Force’s eighth spacecraft launched into orbit, bolstering the Department of Defense’s “much-needed” communications network in space.

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