Delta 4 rocket launches from Cape Canaveral

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. —

The Delta 4 rocket launched from Cape Canaveral Wednesday night.

The Cape Canaveral Air Force station launched a satellite with advanced military communications capabilities.

The satellite will provide the U.S. Department of Defense, the White House and U.S. and allied troops a secure, high-bandwidth communication platform.

The launch went off at 8:29 p.m.