On the JPL Blog: Counting Carbon

Orbiting Carbon Observatory on launch pad NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory on launch pad at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Image credit: NASA/Randy Beaudoin
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February 23, 2009

JPL's Randy Pollock, the lead instrument systems engineer for NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory, explains how the mission will help seek out carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere.

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