JASON-3 SpaceX Launch and the Paper Model


If all goes well SpaceX will launch today.

Space-X Press Release: “With this mission, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket will deliver the Jason-3 satellite to low-Earth orbit for the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), French space agency Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES) and the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT). The Jason-3 launch is targeted for a 10:42am PT launch on January 17, 2016 from Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. ” (1:42pm ET)  webcast can be found here

SpaceX will be landing on a barge in the Pacific.

AXM (paper model creator extraordinaire)  has released a paper model in advance of the Launch.

Go here to read more and download the model.

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