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