Deep Space Climate Observatory
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Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) (formerly known as Triana, unofficially known as GoreSat) is a NASA satellite proposed in 1998 by then-Vice President Al Gore for the purpose of Earth observation. It is intended to be positioned at the Earth's Lagrangian point, at a distance of 1.5 million kilometers. At this location it will have a continuous view of the Sun-lit side of the Earth.
Vice President Gore challenges NASA to build a new satellite to provide live images of Earth from outer space
archives.clintonpresidentialcenter.org/.../?u=031398-press-release-on-vp-challenges-nasa-to-build-a-new-satellite.htm - Web
cloud.ucsd.edu/dscovr.html - Web
Deep Space Climate Observatory website
www-pm.larc.nasa.gov/triana.html - Web
Gallery for «Deep Space Climate Observatory»
science.hq.nasa.gov/missions/satellite_53.htm - Web
Review of Scientific Aspects of the NASA Triana Mission
www.nap.edu/catalog/9789.html - Web
Politics puts $100 Million Satellite on Ice
www.globalsecurity.org/org/news/2001/010715-sat.htm - Web
www.nytimes.com/2006/01/15/opinion/15park.html?th&emc=th - Web
sciencepolicy.colorado.edu/.../000673repoliticizing_tria.html - Web
Who Killed The Deep Space Climate Observatory?
www.popsci.com/.../lost-satellite?cmpid=enews040711 - Web