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NASA launches carbon satellite after 2009 failure
Description: A rocket carrying a NASA satellite lit up the pre-dawn skies Wednesday on a mission to track atmospheric carbon dioxide, the chief culprit behind global warming. The Delta 2 rocket blasted off from California at 2:56 a.m. and released the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 satellite in low-Earth orbit 56 minutes later, bringing relief to mission officials who lost a similar spacecraft five years ago. [Source: Schenectady Gazette]
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Source: Schenectady Gazette
Publish Date: 7/2/2014
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