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DSCOVR: The Deep Space Climate Observatory Mission in Photos

Unwrapping DSCOVR

NASA Kennedy Space Center

On Nov. 20, 2014, workers detach the plastic cover from NOAA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory spacecraft (DSCOVR) at the Astrotech payload processing facility in Titusville, Florida, near Kennedy Space Center.

DSCOVR Transported

NASA/Kim Shiflett

On Nov. 20, 2014, NOAA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory spacecraft (DSCOVR), enclosed in a protective shipping container, arrives by truck at the Astrotech payload processing facility in Titusville, Florida, near Kennedy Space Center.

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Stephen Clark/Spaceflight Now

The DSCOVR spacecraft was delayed for years.

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