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Workers at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California guide the Stage 0/1 interstage part of the Taurus XL rocket.

NASA

NASA
Washington, DC, United States

Workers at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, guide the Stage 0/1 interstage, part of the four-stage Taurus XL rocket that will carry NASA's Glory spacecraft into low Earth orbit, into launch position at Space Launch Complex 576-E.


Once Glory reaches orbit, it will collect data on the properties of aerosols and black carbon. It also will help scientists understand how the sun's irradiance affects Earth's climate. Launch is scheduled for 5:09 a.m. EST Feb. 23. For information, visit www.nasa.gov/glory. Photo credit: NASA/Randy Beaudoin, VAFB

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  • Title: Workers at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California guide the Stage 0/1 interstage part of the Taurus XL rocket.
  • Location: Vandenberg AFB, CA
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
  • About Title: To help you find images you’re searching for, previously untitled images have been labelled automatically based on their description

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