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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. | NASA satellite launched to measure Earth’s ice changes

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — A NASA satellite designed to precisely measure changes in Earths ice sheets, glaciers, sea ice and vegetation has been launched from California. A Delta 2 rocket carrying ICESat-2 lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 6:02 a.m. Saturday and headed over the Pacific toward polar orbit. NASA Earth … Continue reading VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. | NASA satellite launched to measure Earth’s ice changes

SpaceX launches Spanish satellite, 2 others from California

LOS ANGELES/February 22, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — An Earth-observation satellite built for Spain and two experimental satellites for internet service were successfully launched into orbit from California at dawn Thursday, creating a brief light show as it arced over the Pacific Ocean west of Los Angeles. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, reusing a first stage that … Continue reading SpaceX launches Spanish satellite, 2 others from California