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  • From a million miles away, NASA camera shows Moon crossing face of Earth

    NASAAugust 6th, 2015

    A NASA camera aboard the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite captured a unique view of the Moon as it moved in front of the sunlit side of Earth. The series of images show the fully illuminated “dark side” of the Moon that is never visible from Earth.

  • DSCOVR satellite takes ‘EPIC’ image of Earth

    Jim SharkeyJuly 23rd, 2015

    A NASA camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR ) satellite has taken its first image of the entire sunlit side of Earth from a distance of one million miles. NASA’s Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) generated the color image by combing three separate images to create a photographic quality image. The camera can produce a […]

  • SpaceX preps Falcon 9 v1.1 for DSCOVR mission and aims to make second attempt at barge landing

    SpaceFlight InsiderFebruary 7th, 2015

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — California-based Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX ) has a Falcon 9 v 1.1 prepped and ready for flight. The payload for the planned Feb. 8 launch is NASA and NOAA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR ) mission. If everything goes according to plan, DSCOVR will take to the skies from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Space Launch […]

  • Report: SpaceX launch of NASA’s DSCOVR mission slips to NET Feb. 9 – UPDATE

    Jason RhianJanuary 18th, 2015

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla – SpaceFlight Insider has received a report that NASA’s launch of the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR ) mission has slipped to no-earlier-than (NET) Feb. 9, 2015. No details have been released as to the cause of the delay or at what time that the launch will take place. A SpaceX Falcon 9 v1.1 […]