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Morning Launch at White Sands

A Terrier Black Brant sounding rocket equipped with a spectral telescope from John Hopkins University launches from White Sands Missile Range early Nov. 20. The Rocket was used to study the composition of the comet Ison.



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Date Taken:11.20.2013

Date Posted:11.25.2013 17:59

Photo ID:1060252

VIRIN:131120-A-XX000-000

Resolution:3328x4992

Size:9.49 MB

Location:WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, NM, USGlobe

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