Re: being delta 2 rocket stage

From: Gavin Eadie (
Date: Tue Jul 08 2003 - 13:46:39 EDT

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    At 11:09 AM -0400 7/8/03, Kevin Fetter wrote:
    >The oig has released elements for the 2 stage of the delta 2 rocket 
    >[...] Yet looking at this, you would think it's the first stage, 
    >which falls back to earth and lands in the atlantic ocean. The 
    >second stage would acheive orbit.
    ... it does, but then uses remaining fuel to deorbit to reduce 
    orbital junk ... gav
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