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NASA Picks University of Oklahoma-Led Team for $166M Geostationary Vegetation, Greenhouse Gas Monitoring Mission

NASA has chosen a consortium led by the University of Oklahoma for a five-year Earth science mission to measure greenhouse gases and vegetation health from space as part of efforts to better understand the planet’s natural exchanges of carbon between the atmosphere, land and ocean. The Geostationary Carbon Cycle Observatory initiative aims to monitor plant health …

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NASA’s Scatterometer Wraps Up Operations Aboard ISS

A NASA Earth science instrument has ended operations after a two-year mission to monitor ocean winds aboard the International Space Station. NASA said Monday the ISS-Rapid Scatterometer is designed to measure wind speed and direction over the ocean surface to help agencies forecast weather and monitor tropical cyclones. “The data from ISS-RapidScat …

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Space News: NASA, China in Talks Over Earth Science Mission

NASA and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have engaged in bilateral talks over a potential collaboration for a future Chinese Earth science mission, Space News reported Thursday. Jeff Foust writes NASA’s Earth science division head Michael Freilich met with Chinese officials in July to discuss research coordination between the U.S. and China. NASA spokesman …

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