Solar Dynamics Observatory Will Take More Data Than Ever Before

http://sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov/ The SDO launches tomorrow! I have a terrible headcold, so I can't do any narration right now, but I really wanted to let Space Fans know about this exciting new solar spacecraft. I had a very small role to play in the

Published on 10th Feb, 2010

http://sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov/

The SDO launches tomorrow! I have a terrible headcold, so I can't do any narration right now, but I really wanted to let Space Fans know about this exciting new solar spacecraft.

I had a very small role to play in the SDO/HMI project and was going to attend the launch, but life kinda got in the way.

Here is an outline of the science that the SDO team hopes to accomplish If you're a 2012 solar storm watcher, this is the spacecraft to keep an eye on.