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EarthNow Aims to Deliver Real-Time Video of Earth via Satellite - Via Satellite

... tracking large whales as they migrate, helping “smart cities” become more efficient, providing on-demand data about crop health, and observing conflict zones around the world. In parallel, EarthNow plans to create compelling “live Earth video” mass ...

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

Lawmakers also backed projects that scientists had named as high priorities, but that President Donald Trump's administration had marked to terminate in 2018. These include four climate-oriented earth science missions: the Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud ...

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

The 2,232-page Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 with accompanying committee report language funds some of the priorities outlined in President Donald Trump's FY 2018 budget request, such as increased spending for military, infrastructure, border ...

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

In the White House proposed 2018 fiscal year budget request, WFIRST would have been shut down in favor of an unnamed "smaller principal investigator-led, astrophysics missions," according to White House officials. Four of the five Earth science ...

Report: FY 2018 Senate Spending Bill Would Restore Funds for NASA Missions - ExecutiveGov

Chris Van Hollen (D-Maryland) said at the American Astronautical Society's Goddard Memorial Symposium that the Senate appropriations bill would fund NASA's Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud and Ocean Ecosystem mission as well as Earth-observing instruments on ...

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

I think it is safe to say that no other part of our government inspires as much excitement among the American public as NASA does. Kids across the country dress up as NASA astronauts each Halloween and families plan vacations to visit NASA space flight ...

NASA Budget Proposal Cancels WFIRST - Sky & Telescope

The proposed budget would also cut all funding for NASA's Office of Education, as well as for several Earth-observing missions, including the Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud and ocean Ecosystem observer (PACE), the Climate Absolute Radiance and Refractivity ...

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, Aerosol ...

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

It provides no funding for 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; the Radiation Budget ...

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 (NOAA ...

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

The other four — 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 Earth-viewing instruments of ...

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

Many research-related programs don't get a reprieve, however. For example, the administration is repeating its 2018 call to eliminate DOE's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, research programs at the Environmental Protection Agency, and research ...

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

The budget also resurrects cuts proposed earlier by the White House for fiscal year 2018, namely the cancellation of NASA's Office of Education as well as five Earth science missions: the Radiation Budget Instrument (RBI); the Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud ...

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

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; the Radiation Budget Instrument (RBI), which was ...

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

It provides no funding for 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; the Radiation Budget ...

Trump budget gives last-minute reprieve to science funding - Nature.com

They include the Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem (PACE) Earth-observing mission, which is planned for a 2022 launch. The White House would also turn off the Earth-observing instruments on the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) spacecraft ...

NASA budget proposal seeks to cancel WFIRST - SpaceNews

The budget also seeks to cancel five Earth science missions that were proposed for cancellation in 2018: Radiation Budget Instrument (RBI); Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem (PACE); Orbiting Carbon Observatory-3 (OCO-3); Deep Space Climate ...

NASA should create a new $350 million earth science program, National Academies advise - Science Magazine

In particular, it plotted to kill four missions: the Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem (PACE) satellite; the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-3 and the Climate Absolute Radiance and Refractivity Observatory Pathfinder, both set to be mounted on the ...

Trump's proposed federal budget will slash climate change–related NASA missions - Salon

The mission OCO-3 would take precise measurements of Earth's carbon dioxide levels from space, more precise than any previous measurements. CLARREO is a mission that will send a reflected solar spectrometer into space, a device that will be used to ...

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 satellite. The camera has now recorded a...

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 “Solar Winds.” These observations...

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. http://www.sott.net/article/299836-NASA-reveals-EPIC-video-o...

NASA Fake Moon photo from the Deep Space Climate Observatory

NASA tried to fake the back side of the moon stating that it is from the DSCOVR (Deep Space Climate Observatory) at a Distance from earth some 1500000 km (930000 mi) from Earth.

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 carries NASA instruments, is providing...

EPIC View of Moon Transiting the Earth

This animation features actual satellite images of the far side of the moon, illuminated by the sun, as it crosses between the DSCOVR spacecraft's Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC)...