SOCON Field CampaignView Slideshow » The Sustained Ocean Color Observations using Nanosatellites (SOCON) project is a partnership for development and proof-of-concept for a low-cost, miniaturized, multispectral ocean color imager capable of flight on an autonomous nanosatellite (CubeSat).
[Nov-2018] Ocean color sensing - then and now. The SeaStar/SeaWIFS instrument, launched in 1997 (bottom) is compared ... MORE »
[Dec-2018] Spaceflight’s SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Vandenberg AFB for a sun-synchronous low earth ... MORE »
[Nov-2018] The SSO-A Smallsat Express will be the largest single rideshare mission launched from a U.S.-based vehicl ... MORE »
[Dec-2018] GSFC researchers and engineers await the launch of Sun Industry’s Sun-Synchronous Orbit A (SSO-A) S ... MORE »