July 3, 2014

Liftoff Of OCO-2

[ Read the Article: OCO-2 Lifts Off On Carbon-Counting Mission ]

The Delta II rocket lifts off from Space Launch Complex 2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base carrying the Orbiting Carbon Observatory, or OCO-2, satellite on a on a mission to study the Earth’s atmosphere. Liftoff was at 2:56 a.m. PDT.

Credit: NASA Kennedy Space Center

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