Saturday, 14 February 2015

DSCOVR launch successful, but Falcon 9 landing scrubbed

It was fourth time's the charm today as NOAA's Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) lifted off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida at 6:05 pm EST. The launch went without incident, placing the unmanned solar weather station into a parking orbit, but rough weather in the recovery area meant that the planned power landing attempt of the Falcon 9 booster had to be abandoned. .. Continue Reading DSCOVR launch successful, but Falcon 9 landing scrubbed

Section: Space

Tags: DSCOVR, Elon Musk, Falcon, Launch, NASA, NOAA, Spacecraft, SpaceX, Unmanned,US Air Force

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