Delta IV rocket launch cancelled minutes before liftoff

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

SAN DIEGO – Southern Californians missed out on another colorful display in the sky Wednesday when a Delta IV rocket launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base was again cancelled minutes before liftoff.

The rocket had been scheduled to launch at 5:44 p.m. from the military base in Santa Barbara County. Its mission is to carry a reconnaissance satellite into orbit.

Previous launches were also canceled seconds before liftoff due to technical issues.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.