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Understanding Our Future - Center For American Progress

... Cloud, Ocean Ecosystem (PACE); the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-3 (OCO-3); the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR); and the Climate Absolute Radiance and Refractivity Observatory (CLARREO) Pathfinder. Congress ordered all four programs ...

Poll: The public and Washington don't share the same space priorities - Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

... the Climate Absolute Radiance and Refractivity Observatory (which makes climate predictions based upon its reflected solar spectrometer; and the Deep Space Climate Observatory– a space weather and Earth observation satellite that monitors solar ...

What are the various space policies - Geospatial World (press release) (blog)

These include the Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem (PACE) satellite; the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-3 (OCO-3) experiment, the Climate Absolute Radiance and Refractivity Observatory (CLARREO) Pathfinder and the Deep Space Climate ...

Smoke from Siberian fires blows all the way to Canada — and is seen by a satellite nearly a million miles from Earth - Discover Magazine (blog)

NASA's EPIC camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory spacecraft, known as DSCOVR, captured this image of Earth on June 9, 2018, when it was 993,764 miles from Earth. Bluish-gray wildfire smoke is visible. (Image: NASA GFSC. Animation: Tom ...

NASA Uses Earth as Laboratory to Study Distant Worlds - Astrobiology Magazine

The new study uses data from NASA's Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) instrument, which is onboard the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Deep Space Climate Observatory, or DSCOVR, satellite. DSCOVR goes around the Sun ...

NASA unveils bold new plan to protect Earth from asteroids - Fox News

This image, taken in 2015, shows Earth as seen by NASA's Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC), aboard NOAA's Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) spacecraft. Credits: NASA. NASA unveiled its plan to protect Earth and predict the chances ...

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 ...

Trump quietly kills NASA greenhouse gas monitoring program - 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.

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

... 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 ...

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
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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

ScienceCasts: Return of the Blue Marble

Visit http://science.nasa.gov/ for more. Find DSCOVR's daily images at http://epic.gsfc.nasa.gov/ The Deep Space Climate Observatory, a NOAA mission that ...

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 ...