It is Nasa's first launch from a commercial site outside the US - and a landmark moment for Australia.
People who counted plastic waste for a week want to go plastic-free, but say it costs too much.
The reptile's 2,000-year-old remains are discovered by archaeologists buried in volcanic ash and rock.
Tests have "ruled out" foot and mouth disease, a government spokesman said.
The US Navy ship sank off the Philippines during a ferocious WWII battle with the Japanese fleet.
The once near-extinct birds of prey are being flown abroad to help rescue dwindling Spanish populations.
The conjunction will last until Monday and won't be seen again until 2040.