Liftoff! NASA’s Earth Science Mission Launches Into Space Coast Sky

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3, 2, 1 … LIFTOFF! A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying NASA’s PACE (Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem) spacecraft launched on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station’s Space Launch Complex 40 at 1:33 a.m. EST Thursday, Feb. 8 

The next milestone is Max Q or maximum dynamic pressure – the moment of peak mechanical stress on the rocket.  

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