- Press Release
- September 25, 2022
Video: 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)