Delta II assembly
Boeing also has a stake in the game through the United Launch Alliance, a joint venture with fellow defense contractor Lockheed Martin. ULA is getting $6.7 million to work on an emergency detection system that would monitor the vehicle health of Atlas V and Delta IV rockets.
In this October photo, a Delta II rocket from ULA is being assembled to launch NASA's WISE satellite.
February 6, 2010 11:00 AM PST
Photo by: NASA/Roy Allison, VAFB
| Caption by: Jonathan Skillings
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