SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket successfully launches

droneship-pacific-landing-support-landing-falcon9-approachesNational Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has successfully launched the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying Jason-3 Ocean-monitoring satellite.

It was launched from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base and the satellite has been successfully inserted it in the desired orbit. Jason-3 is the 4th mission in the joint US-European series of satellite missions that measure the height of the ocean surface.

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Jason-3 has been incorporated with radar altimeter that will measure sea-level variations of oceans across the world with very high accuracy.

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