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Earth‘s Climate

Solar Energy Tracker Powers Down After 17 Years

SORCE Studied The Sun For Nearly Two Decades After nearly two decades, the Sun has set for NASA’s Solar Radiation and Climate Experiment (SORCE), a mission that continued and advanced the agency’s 40-year record of measuring solar irradiance and studying its influence on Earth’s climate. Read More
bubmag
March 26, 2020
Earth‘s Climate

Solar energy tracker powers down after 17 years

Solar energy tracker powers down after 17 years by Jessica Merzdorf for GSFC News Greenbelt MD (SPX) Mar 23, 2020 "The big surprise with TSI was that the amount of irradiance it measured was 4.6 watts per square meter less than what was expected," said Tom Woods, SORCE's principal investigator…
bubmag
March 22, 2020
Earth‘s Climate

Solar energy tracker powers down after 17 years

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center The Sun is Earth’s primary power source. Energy from the Sun, called solar irradiance, drives Earth’s climate, temperature, weather, atmospheric chemistry, ocean cycles, energy balance and more. Credit: NASA / Scott Wiessinger After nearly two decades, the Sun has set for NASA’s SOlar Radiation and Climate…
bubmag
March 21, 2020
Earth‘s Climate

Solar energy tracker powers down after 17 years

Banner Image: The Sun is Earth's primary power source. Energy from the Sun, called solar irradiance, drives Earth's climate, temperature, weather, atmospheric chemistry, ocean cycles, energy balance and more. Credit: NASA / Scott Wiessinger After nearly two decades, the Sun has set for NASA's SOlar Radiation and Climate Experiment (SORCE),…
bubmag
March 20, 2020
Earth‘s Climate

Solar energy tracker powers down after 17 years

IMAGE: Banner Image: The Sun is Earth's primary power source. Energy from the Sun, called solar irradiance, drives Earth's climate, temperature, weather, atmospheric chemistry, ocean cycles, energy balance and more.... view more  Credit: Credit: NASA / Scott Wiessinger After nearly two decades, the Sun has set for NASA's SOlar Radiation and…
bubmag
March 20, 2020