Rocket Lifts Off From Kodiak Launch Complex

Photo by Jay Barrett, KMXT – Kodiak

Story by Jacob Resneck, KMXT-Kodiak

A streak in the sky that could be seen from Kodiak to Homer at dusk Friday was a multi-stage Minotaur IV rocket.  The joint NASA-Air Force research mission successfully lifted off from the Kodiak Launch Complex on Narrow Capeand comes at a crucial time for the Alaska Aerospace Corporation.

Photo: The contrail of a Minotaur IV is visible at sunset as the rocket lifts off from the Kodiak Launch Complex Friday afternoon at 4:24 p.m.

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