NASA declares contingency in launch of Glory satellite

11:28, March 05, 2011      

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NASA is implementing a contingency plan after a rocket carrying earth-observation satellite Glory blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base.

The Taurus XL rocket carrying NASA's Glory satellite lifted off at 2:09 a.m. PST (1009 GMT) Friday, said the base officials.

The base officials said that a payload faring didn't separate from the Glory spacecraft following its launch.

Source: Xinhua
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