SpaceX Launches Jason-3 Satellite Deployed To Monitor Global Warming, Sea Level Rise

January 18, 2016 11:08 AM

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The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully blasted off and boosted the Jason-3 satellite into orbit on Jan. 17. The science satellite is tasked to monitor the condition of the world’s oceans.

For the second time in a month, a SpaceX rocket successfully blasted off and bolstered a $364 million science satellite – tasked to monitor the pulse of our planet – from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Sunday.

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