SpaceX launches satellite to monitor sea level, global warming

January 18, 2016   |   Category: Prophecy News   |   Tags:

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket thundered away from a foggy California coast Sunday and boosted a $364 million science satellite into orbit Sunday, the latest in a series of spacecraft designed to precisely measure sea levels around the world — a key indicator of global warming — and to monitor ocean conditions responsible for extreme weather.

 

It was the second SpaceX launch in less than a month and the second in a row to attempt recovery of the Falcon 9’s first stage. During a launching Dec. 21 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, a Falcon 9 first stage carried out the company’s first successful touchdown on land.

 

Read More: SpaceX launches satellite to monitor sea level, global warming – CBS News

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