RCOS 24 inch "Ruggedized" Carbon / Nomex Telescope
Twin "Ruggedized" RC Optical Systems 24RCs on a Photo-Sonics Cine-Sextant Mobile Tracking Mount. These two 24s are part of the "Mobile Large Aperture Infrared" (MLAIR) tracking instrument. RCOS will be installing a center mounted 34RC March of 2009.
Delta II Launch at Vandenberg AFB Sept 6th, 2008.
Payload of this launch is a GeoEye-1 high resolution commercial imaging satellite.