Sunday, September 23, 2018

Inside NASA's Kennedy Space Center: ICESat-2 Launch


Week of Sept. 21, 2018 | This week in space news, NASA’s ICESat-2 spacecraft begins its three-year mission to measure the changing height of Earth's ice after a spectacular liftoff on Saturday, September 15, from Space Launch Complex-2 at California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base. By delivering the ICESat-2 spacecraft to its orbital destination, the Delta II rocket finished its 29 years in service with one more success.

Credit: NASA's Kennedy Space Center
Duration: 1 minute, 39 seconds
Release Date: September 21, 2018


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