NASA just released a pretty amazing GIF from a brand new, solar wind-monitoring satellite DSCOVR. From one million miles away, the satellite captured the far side of the moon as it passed in front of Earth on July 16.
While DSCOVR’s main objective is to provide solar wind data for NOAA’s space weather forecasts, it has a remarkable telescope and high-resolution camera that is trained toward Earth. DSCOVR arrived at its final orbiting place just a few weeks ago, after it was launched into space in February. But as...
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