Photos: Delta II Launch Vehicle Assembly for JPSS-1 Launch

The penultimate Delta II launch vehicle undergoes assembly at Space Launch Complex 2W at Vandenberg Air Force Base through the spring and summer 2016 for the launch of the first satellite in the Joint Polar Satellite System, America’s next flagship weather satellite program. Set for its second-to-last mission, Delta II is on the verge of rounding out a career of nearly three decades.

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