Video: Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) Pre-launch News Briefing


Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) Pre-launch News Briefing.

NASA Television coverage of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) mission news briefing on Feb. 7 2015 from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Mission Benefits: Supports a 15 - 60 min lead time on geomagnetic storm warnings; these storms, often caused by solar wind, can disrupt transportation, power grids, telecommunications and GPS.

Primary Instruments: Solar Wind Plasma Sensor and Magnetometer (PlasMag), National Institute of Standards and Technology Advanced Radiometer (NISTAR), Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC), Electron Spectrometer (ES), Pulse Height Analyzer (PHA)

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