Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2

This April 15, 2014 photo provided by NASA shows the lifting of NASA's OCO-2's Delta II Launch Vehicle. (AP Photo/NASA)

NASA scrubs launch of carbon-monitoring satellite

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A failure in ground equipment has postponed the launch of a NASA satellite designed to study atmospheric carbon dioxide, the main driver of climate change. A Delta 2 […]


This artist concept rendering provided by NASA shows their Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO)-2. The OCO-2, managed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., will launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., on a Delta II rocket on July 1, 2014.  (AP Photo/NASA/JPL-Caltech)

NASA to launch global warming satellite after loss

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Five years after a NASA satellite to track carbon dioxide plunged into the ocean after liftoff, the space agency is launching a carbon copy — this time on a different rocket. The […]



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