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Fraser
2014-Jul-02, 04:50 PM
Following a nearly three-year long hiatus, the workhorse Delta II rocket successfully launched NASA’s first spacecraft dedicated to watching Earth breathe by studying Earth’s atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) – the leading human-produced greenhouse gas and the principal human-produced driver of climate change. The Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) raced to orbit earlier this morning, during a […]

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KaiYeves
2014-Jul-02, 05:13 PM
Huzzah!