NASA, Conae Complete Aquarius/SAC-D Check-out On Orbit

Credit: NASA/Randy Beaudoin/Vandenberg AFB
Following two consecutive launch failures in as many years, NASA welcomed the successful delivery of an Earth-science satellite to orbit in June when it lofted the Aquarius/SAC-D ocean-monitoring spacecraft to orbit. The joint U.S.-Argentine spacecraft, however, experienced technical difficulties...

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