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Fraser
2014-Jun-12, 08:30 PM
On February 24, 2009, the launch of the Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO) mission — designed to study the global fate of carbon dioxide — resulted in failure. Shortly after launch, the rocket nose didn’t separate as expected, and the satellite could not be released. But now, a carbon copy of the original mission, called OCO-2 […]

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