Arnhem Space Centre in the NT
NASA launches second rocket in remote Australia
US aeronautical giant NASA hailing the moment as a landmark for science in the southern hemisphere.
With a guttural boom and a flash of light - the rocket is named the Sistine III
Scientists say the rocket will explore
the mysteries of
the Alpha Centauri star system
"This is just remarkable … it's really progressing us as civilisation goes forward," Mr Carsten said.
NASA's third rocket launch is scheduled to take place next week