View Full Version : NASA’s Carbon Dioxide Greenhouse Gas Observatory Captures ‘First Light’ at Head of In

2014-Aug-13, 02:40 AM
NASA’s first spacecraft dedicated to studying Earth’s atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) levels and carbon cycle has reached its final observing orbit and taken its first science measurements as the leader of the world’s first constellation of Earth science satellites known as the International “A-Train.” The Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) is a research satellite tasked with […]

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2014-Aug-13, 02:45 AM
Finally! After all the trouble with its predecessors, it's nice to see a success from a satellite of this sort.