NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) Launch From Vandenberg Air Force Base

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NASA’s first spacecraft dedicated to studying carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere was successfully launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. OCO-2 will be collecting a great number of high-resolution measurements, which will provide a greater spatial distribution of CO2 over the entire globe, in short, a bigger, clearer, more complete picture of global CO2. These measurements will be combined with data from the ground-based network to provide scientists with the information that they need to better understand the processes that regulate atmospheric CO2 and its role in the carbon cycle.

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  1. So after wasting $280,000,000 of other peoples money in a spectacular failure, what does NASA do? Go back and ask for another chance at wasting even more money. Don't worry guys….your mortgages will get paid next month.

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