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New Satellite for Mapping CO2 Ready for Launch - Universe Today
[/caption] NASA’s first spacecraft dedicated to studying atmospheric carbon dioxide is ready for launch. The Orbiting Carbon Observatory, or OCO, is scheduled for liftoff aboard a Taurus XL rocket on February 24 from the Vandenberg Air Force Base, California at 1:51:30 a.m. PST. The spacecraft’s final polar orbit will be 438 miles. Carbon dioxide is … Continue reading "New Satellite for Mapping CO2 Ready for Launch"