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SpaceX CRS-4



Carrying a cargo under NASA's Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract. including the ISS-RapidScat instrument as a replacement for NASA's QuikScat satellite (1999-034A/25789) to monitor ocean winds for climate research, weather predictions, and hurricanes.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2014-09-21
    Launch Vehicle: Falcon 9
    Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

    Funding Agency

    • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (United States)


    • Resupply/Refurbishment/Repair
    • Earth Science

    Additional Information

    Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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