NASA Names Mission in Honor of Apollo-Era Visionary Dr. George R. Carruthers
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- Lacey Young
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Dr. George R. Carruthers (1939 - 2020) was a visionary scientist, inventor, engineer and educator. On Dec. 2, he became the namesake of a new NASA mission. The Carruthers Geocorona Observatory will observe Earth from space. The mission will capture light from Earth’s geocorona, the part of the outer atmosphere that emits ultraviolet light and will be ready to launch in 2025.
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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
- Denise Hill (ADNET Systems)
- Lacey Young (KBRwyle)
- Lacey Young (KBRwyle) [Lead]
- Joy Ng (KBRwyle)
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