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Fraser
2008-Jun-20, 04:16 PM
A Delta 2 rocket blasted off early this morning at 3:46 a.m. EDT bringing the Ocean Surface Topography Mission-Jason 2 into Earth orbit. The satellite will use a radar altimeter to precisely measure the height of the ocean surface, which have been rising in recent years because of increasing temperatures. The data will [...]

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