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Rocket: H-2A (202)
Payload: GPM Core
Date: Feb. 27, 2014
Time: 1837 GMT (1:37 p.m. EST)
Window: 60 minutes
Site: Launch Pad 1, Yoshinobu Launch Complex, Tanegashima, Japan
Orbit: 407 kilometers

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By Stephen Clark

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