Launch Recall 2006: MiTex

A blast (off) from the past as the old hard drive coughs up an image of the MiTex launch from June 2006.

A United Launch Alliance Delta 2 rocket successfully lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station [now Cape Canaveral Space Force Station] at 6:15 p.m. on 21 June 2006 after several delays including a boat trespassing in the Range. The rocket is carrying twin satellites collectively called the Micro-satellite Technology Experiment (MiTEx) to test new technologies for military satellites. An experimental rocket stage from the Navy Research Laboratory is, also, making its first test flight.

View the Rocket Launch Index.

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