Failed satellite launch

I asked my brother Andy what the consequences for climate science would be from the failed launch of the Orbiting Carbon Observatory satellite this week.  He pointed me to this, which has a lot of good information, both on this satellite and on the difficulty of doing science with space-based instruments in general.

For those who don’t know about it, is full of great stuff.

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Ted Bunn

I am chair of the physics department at the University of Richmond. In addition to teaching a variety of undergraduate physics courses, I work on a variety of research projects in cosmology, the study of the origin, structure, and evolution of the Universe. University of Richmond undergraduates are involved in all aspects of this research. If you want to know more about my research, ask me!