Mothballed Satellite Finds New Life As Dscovr Solar Storm Monitor

HOUSTON —The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)-led Deep Space Climate Observatory (Dscovr), originally an Earth imaging NASA mission spacecraft known as Triana and scheduled to launch aboard the ill-fated final mission of the shuttle Columbia, will get a second chance at space operations – this time as a multi-agency solar activity sentry.

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