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OCO-2 Launch

OCO-2 Launch Updates

Solar Arrays Deploy Successfully to Complete OCO-2 Launch

The OCO-2 spacecraft deployed a pair of solar arrays on schedule to begin charging its batteries in orbit about an hour after the launch of the mission aboard a Delta II rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. 

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About the OCO-2 Launch

Launch Date: July 2
Launch Time: 2:56 a.m. PDT
Launch Vehicle: Delta II
Launch site: Vandenberg AFB, Calif.


Artist concept of the OCO-2 spacecraft in orbit over Earth during its mission. Artist concept by NASA/JPL

 

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