NOAA’s DSCOVR Press Kit Available

Credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett
Credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett

NOAA’s Satellite and Information Service has posted this press kit for that agency’s DSCOVR mission due to launch Sunday at 6:10 p.m. from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida adjacent to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. A SpaceX Falcon 9 will be used to lift the spacecraft to the L1 point in space a million miles away from Earth where DSCOVR will observe the sun and Earth simultaneously. The press kit includes quick facts about DSCOVR as well as links to other information about the mission. http://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/DSCOVR/press.html

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