|Delta 2 launches MITEX spacecraft for DARPA
6/21/06 ~ 6:15pm
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A Boeing Delta 2 rocket launched the Microsatellite Technology Experiments (MiTEx) into orbit for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and the Navy June 21. The mission deployed two spacecraft and a new Navy-developed upper stage for testing.
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|The follow series was taken from the press site, exactly 1.5 miles away:|
|The six ground-lit SRBs separate:|
|More remote shots:|
|A fireball erupts when the liquid main-engine ignites at T-1 second:|