Blog Archive: Earth Science

SpaceX launches Jason-3 ocean-monitoring satellite

VANDENBERG AFB >> After successfully delivering a U.S.-European ocean-monitoring satellite into orbit, a Space X rocket made a hard landing on a floating barge in the roiling Pacific, breaking a support leg and toppling over Sunday. SpaceX announcers said the first stage of the Falcon 9 was not upright after reaching the 300-by-170 foot landing pad in choppy seas about 200 miles west of San Diego. The rocket launched as planned at 10:42 a.m. from Vandenberg

Yet another setback for SpaceX

By Christopher Weber and John Antczak, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES >> After successfully delivering a U.S.-European ocean-monitoring satellite into orbit, a Space X rocket made a hard landing on a floating barge in the roiling Pacific, breaking a support leg and toppling over Sunday. SpaceX announcers said the first stage of the Falcon 9 was not upright after reaching the 300-by-170 foot landing pad in choppy seas about 200 miles west of San Diego.

Family, Local, and World News & Events that happened during the Year 2016

This album contains family and selected photographs and videos from the Year 2016. We begin the year on a sad note with the death of famed singer/songwriter David Bowie in January.

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