The Taurus XL rocket stands on Space Launch Complex 576-E at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California Thursday March 3, 2011. Data from the Glory mission will allow scientists to better understand how ... more 
The Taurus XL rocket stands on Space Launch Complex 576-E at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California Thursday March 3, 2011. Data from the Glory mission will allow scientists to better understand how the sun and tiny atmospheric particles called aerosols affect Earth's climate. The liftoff from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California is targeted for 5:09 a.m. EST Friday. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By NASA - Randy Beaudoin
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