Launch of LADEE on Inaugural Minotaur V Rocket


The very first Minotaur V rocket successfully launched today from Wallops Flight Facility, September 7th 2013 at 03:27 UTC. The rocket carried NASA’s LADEE (Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer) into orbit. LADEE will study the lunar exosphere and dust in the Moon’s vicinity for a mission duration of 100 days.

Source: NASA Television



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