Orbiting Carbon Observatory News


Mission Press Releases

  • Orbital-Built OCO-2 Satellite Arrives at Head of International “A-Train” of Earth Science Satellites
    Orbital Sciences Corporation - Tuesday, August 12, 2014
    Posted on: 8/12/2014 5:36:53 PM PDT

  • NASA Carbon Counter Reaches Final Orbit, Returns Data
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Monday, August 11, 2014
    Posted on: 8/11/2014 11:35:25 PM PDT

  • ATK Technologies Support Launch of ULA’s Delta II Rocket from California
    Alliant Techsystems - Wednesday, July 2, 2014
    Posted on: 7/2/2014 2:10:12 PM PDT

  • Orbital-Built OCO-2 Satellite Successfully Launched
    Orbital Sciences Corporation - Wednesday, July 2, 2014
    Posted on: 7/2/2014 1:30:54 PM PDT

  • NASA’s OCO-2 Observatory Ready for Launch--Update
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Posted on: 6/20/2014 2:33:52 AM PDT

  • NASA's OCO-2 Observatory Ready for Launch
    - Monday, June 16, 2014
    Posted on: 6/16/2014 8:22:47 PM PDT

  • NASA Sets Media Events for OCO-2 Launch from California
    NASA HQ - Monday, June 16, 2014
    Posted on: 6/16/2014 8:17:25 PM PDT

  • NASA Carbon-Counting Satellite Arrives at Launch Site
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Wednesday, April 30, 2014
    Posted on: 4/30/2014 6:58:59 PM PDT

  • NASA's New Carbon-Counting Instrument Leaves the Nest
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Friday, May 11, 2012
    Posted on: 5/11/2012 3:15:42 PM PDT

  • NASA Releases Orbiting Carbon Observatory Accident Summary
    NASA HQ - Friday, July 17, 2009
    Posted on: 7/17/2009 8:43:36 AM PDT

  • NASA Announces Mishap Board Members for OCO Investigation
    - Tuesday, March 3, 2009
    Posted on: 3/3/2009 4:24:18 PM PDT

  • NASA Names Chairman for Orbiting Carbon Observatory Investigation
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, February 25, 2009
    Posted on: 2/25/2009 6:04:05 PM PDT

  • Hamilton Sundstrand Spectrometers to Measure Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide on NASA Orbiting Carbon Observatory Mission
    Hamilton Sunstrand - Monday, February 23, 2009
    Posted on: 2/24/2009 3:25:01 PM PDT

  • NASA's Launch Of Carbon-Seeking Satellite Is Unsuccessful
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, February 24, 2009
    Posted on: 2/24/2009 5:54:56 AM PDT

  • OCO launch contingency briefing set for 7:15 a.m. EST
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, February 24, 2009
    Posted on: 2/24/2009 4:45:05 AM PDT

  • NASA Orbiting Carbon Observatory on a Taurus XL Ready for Launch
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Tuesday, February 17, 2009
    Posted on: 2/17/2009 5:43:06 PM PDT

  • NASA Carbon Mission to Improve Future Climate Change Predictions
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Friday, February 6, 2009
    Posted on: 2/6/2009 10:30:30 AM PDT

  • NASA Mission to Help Unravel Key Carbon, Climate Mysteries
    NASA HQ - Thursday, January 29, 2009
    Posted on: 1/29/2009 9:46:22 AM PDT

  • NASA to Hold Media Briefing about New Global Carbon Dioxide Mission
    NASA HQ - Thursday, January 22, 2009
    Posted on: 1/22/2009 6:00:55 PM PDT

  • Orbiting Carbon Observatory Foreign Media Badging Closes Jan. 23
    Kennedy Space Center - Monday, January 12, 2009
    Posted on: 1/12/2009 10:36:44 AM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NASA Administrator Views Atmospheric Science Satellite, Meets Media in Arizona
    NASA HQ - August 6, 2013
    Posted on: 8/6/2013 3:11:49 PM PDT

  • Letter Report on the Orbiting Carbon Observatory
    National Research Council - August 4, 2009
    Posted on: 8/4/2009 3:43:46 PM PDT

  • NASA Blogs: Experiencing the Launch of OCO: Plan for the Best, Prepare for the Worst
    NASA Blogs - February 21, 2009
    Posted on: 2/21/2009 9:40:45 AM PDT

  • NASA Blogs: Experiencing the Launch of OCO - An Introduction
    NASA HQ - February 17, 2009
    Posted on: 2/17/2009 5:47:04 PM PDT