NASA Launches ICESat and CHIPS Satellites from VAFB OTD, Jan 12, 2003

#OTD, This cool pic from the archives shows NASA’s original ICESat satellite being launched on this date in 2003 aboard our Delta II rocket. The final Delta II launched ICESat-2 last September to continue mapping the changes in Earth’s environment. Aerial photo by United States Air Force. CHIPSwill study the gas and dust in space,
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