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ICESat 2 Delta 2 Launch
September 12, 2018 @ 8:46 AM - 11:20 AM PDTFree
A United Launch Alliance Delta 2 rocket will launch NASA ICESat 2 satellite to continue the important observations of ice-sheet elevation change, sea-ice freeboard, and vegetation canopy height begun by ICESat in 2003. The rocket will fly in the 7420 configuration with four solid rocket boosters and no third stage. This will be the final launch of a Delta 2 rocket.
Launch window: 8:46-11:20 a.m. EDT; 5:46-8:20 a.m. PDT (1246-1520 GMT)