NASA’s first mission dedicated to studying atmospheric carbon dioxide moves a step closer to reality with the shipment of its JPL-built science instrument.
NASA has selected Orbital Sciences Corp. of Dulles, Va., to launch the JPL-managed Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 mission, planned for launch in February 2013.
A NASA panel that investigated the unsuccessful Feb. 24 launch of the Orbiting Carbon Observatory has completed its report.
A launch contingency briefing for the Orbiting Carbon Observatory was held on Feb. 24, 2009 at approximately 8:15 a.m. Eastern.› View This Video
Launch contingency called.› View This Video
Rocket thunders skyward› View This Video