Sure, it’s just another Delta IV rocket carrying another top-secret spy satellite into orbit, but it’s also a reminder that WE CAN SEND SHIT INTO SPACE, and that’s always awesome. Like watching space ships and fire? Peep the video.
At 1.10pm PST (8.10am AEDT), the this Delta IV, the largest spacecraft in the world, took off from Vandenberg Air Force base in Lompoc, California. It was the most powerful anything to ever be launched from the West Coast – unless you count Tupac. (West side!) According to ABC, you could hear the rumble of the engines from 80km away. [YouTube]