Delta IV Heavy rocket launches from Cape Canaveral

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – A nighttime rocket launch lit up the skies over Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Thursday.

The United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy carrying the NROL-44 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office was originally set to launch about 5:15 p.m., from the Space Launch Complex-37. The launch was rescheduled for 7:09 p.m.

You can watch again in the video below:

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