Orbiting Carbon Observatory 3

2019-05-07

in Bombs and rockets, Science, Space and flight, The environment

The first Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO) was lost on the way to space because of fraudulent metal provided by a supplier.

The OCO was rebuilt at OCO-2, which has since collected data on the spatial distribution of carbon dioxide on Earth.

OCO-3 will be attached to the International Space Station, which will further fill in data gaps and help the world come to terms with its carbon problem.

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. May 23, 2019 at 5:59 pm

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