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Silent wave

OCO-2 Ready for Launch! The launch gantry is rolled back to reveal the United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket with the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) satellite onboard, at the Space Launch Complex 2, Monday, June 30, 2014, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. OCO-2 will measure the global distribution of carbon dioxide, the leading human-produced greenhouse gas driving changes in Earth’s climate. OCO-2 is set for launch on July 1, 2014 at 5:56 a.m. EDT. Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls #OCO2 #NASA #Space #earth #carbon #satellite #rocketlaunch #rocket