TIMED Atmospheric Spacecraft Successfully Launched
January 30, 2013
The TIMED spacecraft launched on December 7, 2001 at 7:07 a.m. PST out of Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., aboard a Delta II launch vehicle with the Jason-1 spacecraft. The second of the two spacecraft jettisoned from the rocket, TIMED reached its orbit approximately 2 hours and 5 minutes after launch.
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