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NOAA's Jason-3 spacecraft ready for launch

Jason-3, an international mission led by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to continue U.S.-European satellite measurements of the topography of the ocean surfaces, is scheduled for launch from Vandenberg ...

dateJan 15, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Image: Esrange launch tower

An interior view of a launch tower for suborbital rockets at Esrange, near Kiruna in Sweden. ESA launches sounding rockets from here to run experiments in microgravity as they climb to heights of 270 km before returning to ...

dateJan 13, 2016 in Space Exploration
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