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A United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket with NASAs Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) satellite launches at 6:09 a.m. PST, Dec. 14, 2009, from Space Launch Complex-2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. This was ULAs 16th successful and final launch of 2009 and 37th launch in 36th months of operation. WISE will scan the entire sky in infrared light, picking up the glow of hundreds of millions of objects and producing millions of images.