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Space Lifting Off to Study the Sky

Discussion in 'Tech, Science, and Space' started by Robby, Dec 14, 2009.

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    Lifting Off to Study the Sky


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    NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, launched aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket at 9:09 a.m. EST from Space Launch Complex-2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base. WISE will scan the entire sky in infrared light, picking up the glow of hundreds of millions of objects and producing millions of images. Image Credit: Bill Hartenstein/United Launch Alliance (More at NASA Picture Of The Day)
     

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