VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE (CBS SF) – NASA will try to launch a meridian investigate satellite from Vandenberg Air Force Base early Friday, a launch that could be manifest from a Bay Area.
A Delta 2 rocket carrying a Soil Moisture Active Passive satellite is scheduled to be launched during 6:20 a.m. Pacific Time from a base, that is located off a Santa Barbara County coast.
The launch was ostensible to take place early Thursday morning, though it was scrubbed by NASA since of a pointy breeze shear 34,000 feet above a pad.
Friday’s satellite launch would likely be manifest from a Bay Area and most of California, exclusive internal continue conditions.
The satellite’s goal is to map a volume of dampness sealed in soil, information that could be pivotal to bargain a ancestral drought afflicting California.