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Detail of the third stage, solid-propellant rocket motor.

The sign merely notes "Delta 3rd Stage Engine" without mentioning the specific type of motor, but it looks like it could be an Altair, which was used as an upper stage on the Delta and on the Vanguard before that.

Delta rocket solid-propellant third stage motor inside Delta Payload Fairing/Shroud at Goddard Space Flight Center
Time picture taken Wed Jun 27 12:11:06 2007
Location picture taken Rocket Garden
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Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD
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