February 28, 2009

OCO Space Launch

I went to the launch of the Orbiting Carbon Observatory, NASA's 1st environmental satellite. It was incredibly dramatic, exciting & sad!
www.spaceflightnow.com/taurus/oco/failure.html for the news on the launch.
Status reports to see the drama unfold here: www.spaceflightnow.com/taurus/oco/status.html

Photo album here (guest pass). I have a countdown video too, but haven't posted it yet. Here's a short video from just after launch.

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