Launch of NASA’s New Tracking & Data Relay Satellite, TDRS-K on Atlas V


A brand new generation of Tracking and Data Relay Satellite, TDRS-K, launched today January 31st 2013 at 01:48 UTC from Cape Canaveral in Florida on an Atlas V 401 rocket.

TDRS-K is one of three new craft to be launched that relay data back to Earth from hundreds of missions including the International Space Station.

Source: NASA Television



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