DSCOVR Mission to Launch This Evening

NOAA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory mission is scheduled to launch this evening from Cape Canaveral, weather permitting. The DSCOVR satellite will orbit the sun in order to monitor solar wind that could affect our planet. Solar wind is highly variable, as it can lead to beautiful auroras, but can also impact electrical power grids. DSCOVR […]

NOAA to Launch DSCOVR Satellite Soon

NOAA has plans to launch the DSCOVR (Deep Space Climate Observatory) satellite no earlier than February 8, 2015.┬áThis satellite will be responsible for collecting space weather data and relaying this information to Earth. The launch is set to be performed by the U.S. Air Force and SpaceX. DSCOVR will prove vital in monitoring the solar […]