SpaceX Launches Sentinel-6 Satellite Into Orbit

Nov.23 -- A U.S.-European satellite designed to extend a decades-long measurement of global sea surface heights was launched into Earth orbit from California on Saturday. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the Sentinel-6 satellite blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 9:17 a.m. and arced southward over the Pacific Ocean. (Source: NASA)