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SpaceX Photos: Jason-3 Satellite Launch and Falcon 9 Rocket Landing

Taking in the View: Falcon 9 and Jason-3

NASA/Kim Shiflett

At Space Launch Complex 4 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket stands ready to boost the Jason-3 spacecraft into orbit for NOAA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and EUMETSAT, the European Organization for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites. See launch video and read the full story here.

SpaceX's California Launch Pad

NASA/Kim Shiflett

At Space Launch Complex 4 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket stands ready to boost the Jason-3 spacecraft into orbit for NOAA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and EUMETSAT, the European Organization for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites. See launch video and read the full story here.

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SpaceX's mission logo for the Jason-3 satellite launch on its Falcon 9 rocket. See launch video and read the full story here.

SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Landing Try: Droneship View

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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket booster approaches the droneship Just Read The Instructions during a landing attempt in the Pacific Ocean on Jan. 17, 2016 after the successful launch of the Jason-3 ocean satellite.

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