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River stage: 14.42 ft. Falling
Friday, Nov. 28, 2014
Senior Airman Cole M. Presley
U.S. Air Force
A Taurus XL rocket with NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory on board sits on the launch pad at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The rocket blasted off early Tuesday morning but splashed into the ocean.