ESA’s Euclid Embarks on a Momentous Journey to Unravel the Mystery of Dark Matter and Dark Energy

Published by The Launch Pad on 07/01/2023 UTC

At 11:12 AM ET, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket took to the Florida skies from SLC-40 with ESA’s Euclid Telescope onboard. This mission, a rather unique one to add to the now seemingly never-ending list of SpaceX launches, saw F9 loft Euclid to an L2 orbit, the same orbit as NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, and a first-of-its-kind mission for SpaceX.

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