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NASA InSight mission blasts off from Vandenberg Air Force Base

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The NASA InSight mission to study the interior of Mars launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base just after 4 a.m. May 5 despite a thick marine layer that limited visibility. It was carried into orbit by an Atlas V-401 rocket built by United Alliance, a joint venture between Boeing and Lockheed Martin. The spacecraft includes…

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