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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 to Offer Buyouts and Early Retirement Packages to Employees

Multiple NASA locations, including its headquarters in Washington, are offering buyouts and early retirement packages to employees,” according to a report from Government Executive. The Kennedy Space Center in Florida offered 150 buyouts to departments including budget and legal offices, information technology and general administrative personnel. NASA Spokesman Allard Beutel …

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