16 June 2014
US space research agency Nasa has readied its first ever Carbon Dioxide (CO2) monitoring satellite and it is set to be launched on 1 July.
Nasa's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2(OCO-2) satellite will take off from the Californian Air Force Base of Vandenberg.
The satellite is part of a larger scientific expedition that is aimed at monitoring and measuring carbon dioxide concentration levels, which are said to be responsible for the earth's recent global warming and climate change.
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