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Settling into the new job - The Space Review

A third, the Orbiting Carbon Observatory 3 instrument for the ISS, should be completed and ready to fly in January. The fourth, the Earth observing camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR), costs only a few million dollars a year to run.

NASA chief signals reprieve for endangered climate missions - Science Magazine

He was less committed to the Earth-facing instruments of the Deep Space Climate Observatory, which has long been an object of derision among Republicans, given that it was born from an idea of former Vice President Al Gore. But he noted the mission's ...

NASA captures “EPIC” image of Moon crossing face of the Earth from one million miles away - TechStartups.com (blog)

For the first time, three years ago, NASA's Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite returned its first view of the entire sunlit side of Earth from one million miles away. The image was ...

We Only Had One Photograph of the Entire Earth—until Three Years Ago - Artsy

Alternately known as Triana, Goresat, or by its current name, DSCOVR (Deep Space Climate Observatory), it's the first earth science mission distant enough from our planet to capture its entire sunlit surface in a single photograph (only one such ...

Using Deep Space Climate Observatory Measurements to Study the Earth as An Exoplanet - Astrobiology News (press release)

Even though it was not designed as an exoplanetary research mission, the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) has been opportunistically used for a novel experiment, in which Earth serves as a proxy exoplanet. More than two years of DSCOVR ...

Earth's magnetic field is not about to reverse: study - Xinhua

This NASA handout image released July 29, 2015 shows Africa front and center in this image of Earth taken by a NASA camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite. (Xinhua/AFP). WASHINGTON, April 30 (Xinhua) -- An international ...

Today's Top Science Headline: "NASA's Search for Alien Life and Climate Change Win Big in 2018 Spending Bill" - The Daily Galaxy (blog)

... climate-oriented earth science missions: the Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem satellite; the Orbiting Carbon Observatory 3; the Climate Absolute Radiance and Refractivity Observatory Pathfinder; and an Earth-facing camera on the Deep Space ...

Congress passes FY 2018 omnibus with record funding of geoscience agencies - American Geosciences Institute

This amount includes $147,000,000 for the Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, and ocean Ecosystem (PACE), $17,000,000 for the Climate Absolute Radiance and Refractivity Observatory (CLARREO) Pathfinder, $1,700,000 for the Deep Space Climate Observatory ...

NASA receives $20.7 billion in omnibus appropriations bill - Digital Journal

... and ocean Ecosystem (PACE) mission, the CLARREO Pathfinder and Orbiting Carbon Observatory 3 instruments, and the Earth observation instruments on the Deep Space Climate Observatory spacecraft - were specifically funded in the new budget.

Proposed Budget Cuts to NASA's Earth Science Division Are Damaging for All of Us - Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)

Following the President's FY18 budget, the administration has again proposed terminating four Earth Science missions: the Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem (PACE) mission, the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-3 (OCO-3), the Deep Space Climate ...

NASA Budget Proposal Cancels WFIRST - Sky & Telescope

The Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) would continue its mission from its location at the L1 Lagrange point between Earth and the Sun, but the proposal would shutter its Earth-observing instruments. Planetary sciences will see a slight gain under ...

Five Takeaways from Trump's Proposed Budget for NASA - Eos

These include the Orbiting Carbon Observatory 3 (OCO-3), which would observe carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere; the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) Earth-viewing instrument (launched in 2015); and the not-yet-launched Plankton, ...

Trump's 2019 Budget Emphasizes Moon Mission, Defunds ISS - Seeker

... the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-3 (OCO-3) experiment; the Climate Absolute Radiance and Refractivity Observatory (CLARREO) Pathfinder; the Radiation Budget Instrument (RBI); or Earth-viewing instruments aboard the Deep Space Climate Observatory ...

Acting Administrator talks FY2019 NASA budget at Marshall - SpaceFlight Insider

(6) Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) Earth-viewing instruments: The DSCOVR spacecraft (a/k/a “GoreSat”), launched in 2015, is located at the L1 Lagrange point, and is used, primarily, by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ...

NASA budget ends funding for space station by 2025, cuts Earth science missions - Geospatial World (press release) (blog)

... the Orbiting Carbon Observatory 3 (OCO-3) experiment; the Climate Absolute Radiance and Refractivity Observatory (CLARREO) Pathfinder; and the Earth-viewing instruments of the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) mission – now face the axe.

NASA budget shock: Climate studies? GTFO. We're making the Moon great again, says Trump - The Register

Five missions to scrutinize the climate on Earth are also being cut: the Radiation Budget Instrument (RBI); the Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem project (PACE); the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-3 (OCO-3); the Deep Space Climate Observatory ...

First take: Trump's 2019 budget not as disastrous for science as it first appears - Science Magazine

The request also calls for canceling five NASA earth science missions, including an operating Earth-facing camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite and the planned Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem satellite, set for launch in ...

NASA Budget Proposal Defunds Space Station, Space Telescopes and More - Scientific American

Some of the savings from defunding the ISS would feed into NASA's return to the moon, chiefly a new lunar robotic exploration program as well as a “Deep Space Gateway” in lunar orbit that would serve as a staging ground for operations on the surface ...

Trump's NASA Budget Would Cancel Space Telescope & 5 Earth Science Missions - Space.com

... the Climate Absolute Radiance and Refractivity Observatory (CLARREO) Pathfinder; the Radiation Budget Instrument (RBI), which was canceled in January; and the Earth-viewing instruments of the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) mission ...

Trump's 2019 NASA Budget Request Puts Moon Ahead of Space Station - Space.com

... the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-3 (OCO-3) experiment; the Climate Absolute Radiance and Refractivity Observatory (CLARREO) Pathfinder; the Radiation Budget Instrument (RBI); or Earth-viewing instruments aboard the Deep Space Climate Observatory ...

Deep Space Climate Observatory is a NOAA Earth observation and space weather satellite launched by SpaceX on a Falcon 9 launch vehicle on February 11, 2015 from Cape Canaveral.

Deep Space Climate Observatory
DSCOVR rendering (transparent bg).png
Artist's rendering of DSCOVR
Names Triana
Mission type Solar observation
Operator NASA / NOAA
COSPAR ID 2015-007A
SATCAT № 40390
Website www.nesdis.noaa.gov/DSCOVR/
Mission duration Planned: 5 years
Elapsed: 1 year, 10 months and 19 days
Spacecraft properties
Launch mass 570 kg (1,257 lb)
Dimensions Undeployed: 1.4 × 1.8 m (54 × 72 in)
Power 600 W
Start of mission
Launch date February 11, 2015, 23:03:02 (2015-02-11UTC23:03:02Z) UTC
Rocket Falcon 9 v1.1
Launch site Cape Canaveral SLC-40
Contractor SpaceX
Orbital parameters
Reference system Heliocentric
Regime L1 point
DSCOVR Logo (transparent bg).png

Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR; formerly known as Triana, unofficially known as GoreSat) is a NOAA Earth observation and space weather satellite launched by SpaceX on a Falcon 9 launch vehicle on February 11, 2015 from Cape Canaveral.

It was originally developed as a NASA satellite proposed in 1998 by then-Vice President Al Gore for the purpose of Earth observation. It is in a Lissajous orbit at the Sun-Earth L1 Lagrangian point, 1,500,000 km (930,000 mi) from Earth, to monitor variable solar wind condition, provide early warning of approaching coronal mass ejections and observe phenomena on Earth including changes in ozone, aerosols, dust and volcanic ash, cloud height, vegetation cover and climate. At this location it has a continuous view of the Sun and the sunlit side of the Earth. The satellite is orbiting the Sun-Earth L1 point in a six-month period, with a spacecraft-Earth-Sun angle varying from 4 to 15 degrees. It takes full-Earth pictures about every two hours and is able to process them faster than other Earth observation satellites.

DSCOVR started orbiting around L1 by June 8, 2015, just over 100 days after launch. After the spacecraft arrived on site and entered its operational phase, NASA began releasing near-real time images of Earth through the EPIC instrument's website.

One Year on Earth – Seen From 1 Million Miles

On July 20, 2015, NASA released to the world the first image of the sunlit side of Earth captured by the space agency's EPIC camera on NOAA's DSCOVR ...

EPIC Fail. Another Fake NASA Video Release

What a joke. DSCOVR Satellite EPIC Imager gives us the latest completely fake, insulting piece of garbage being passed off as science.

Deep Space Climate Observatory Satellite-Update

The Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite mission, better known as DSCOVR, will monitor the constant stream of charged particles from the sun, also called ...

NASA Images Show The Moon Is Darker Than Everyone Thinks

NASA published a series of images yesterday from DSCOVR showing the Moon passing front of the Earth. What's been amazing is the number of people who ...

Deep Space Climate Observatory

A NASA camera aboard the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite captured a unique view of the moon as it moved in front of the sunlit side of ...

Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) Briefing from Kennedy Space Center

NASA Television coverage of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) mission news ...