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To Reach the High Frontier: A History of U.S. Launch Vehicles
"A valuable contribution to the field of aerospace literature," this book includes an extensive overview of Delta history and development along with chapters on Atlas, Titan, Scout, Space Shuttle, and much more.
Many other excellent books about spaceflight are recommended here.
History of the Delta Launch Vehicle
Current Delta News
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20-Nov-04 | Next launch
The next Delta II launch will be NASA’s Deep Impact, which will launch in late December to encounter — and assault — Comet Tempel 1 on 4 July, 2005. The spacecraft is going through pre-launch preparations at Astrotech, and work to stack its Delta 7925 rocket on Pad 17B will begin on Monday, 22 November, with hoisting of the first stage into the launch mount.