Successful Liftoff for NASA ‘Grail’ Spacecraft

Successful Liftoff for NASA ‘Grail’ Spacecraftfrom redorbit: After multiple delays, including one earlier in the day, NASA’s Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission successfully launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida shortly after 9 a.m. on Saturday morning… The primary objective of the GRAIL project is to “determine the structure of the lunar interior, from crust to core, and to advance understanding of the thermal evolution of the moon,” according to a Saturday morning post to the launch news section of the mission’s official homepage.

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