sábado, 29 de octubre de 2011

Space Exploration - NASA [Image] NPP Launch Arc

On Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, an arc of light illuminates the pre-dawn sky at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., as a Delta II rocket launches with the NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP) spacecraft payload. NPP carries five science instruments, including four new state-of-the-art sensors, which will provide critical data to help scientists understand the dynamics of long-term climate patterns and help meteorologists improve short-term weather forecasts. Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

NPP Launch Credit NASA/Bill Ingalls

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