VIDEO | Orbital Sciences Minotaur Rocket Launches NASA’s LADEE

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LADEE, the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer robotic probe launched Sept. 6 atop an Orbital Sciences Minotaur 5 rocket, the first deep-space mission from Wallops Flight Facility. LADEE will orbit the moon to collect information about its atmosphere and environmental influences on lunar dust. Credit: NASATV