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Common Booster Core is the name given to each first stage booster in a Delta-4 Heavy booster.

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Could a Delta 4 Heavier be built?

The Delta 4 vehicle is a common booster core (CBC) design, where a single booster design can be used to launch in single stick mode, or in triple stick (Heavy) mode. The single stick model also has ...
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Are the three core boosters in a Delta 4-Heavy interchangeable?

I was reading an article about the 2 of the 3 cores arriving by barge from Decatur at CCAFS and it noted that the two would be the Starboard and center cores. This made me wonder what differences in ...