Photos: Delta IV Rocket arrives in Central California for classified NRO Launch

A two-stage Delta IV rocket is delivered to Vandenberg Air Force Base on California’s Central Coast aboard the Delta Mariner. Aboard were the Common Booster Core first stage, the Delta Cryogenic Second Stage and two halves of the payload fairing. Launch vehicle delivery for the classified NROL-45 launch took place on November 5, 2014.

All Photos: U.S. Air Force