GeoCarb canceled

“According to NASA’s statement, the decision to end GeoCarb was due to “technical concerns, cost performance and availability of new alternative data sources.” The most recent anticipated cost of GeoCarb was $600 million, much higher than the mission’s original $170.9 million estimate.”

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Meanwhile, SpaceX recently launched the Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) satellite. This satellite will monitor the world’s waters, including fresh water bodies.

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