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Space Station: Ocean Study

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 06:15 AM


Space Station Live: NASA Partners With EPA for Ocean Study

HICO or Hyperspectral Imager for the Coastal Ocean on the ISS is an ongoing experiment that uses a special camera that separates light into hundreds of wavelength channels, which reveals information about the composition of water and land along the coasts. Lori Meggs at the Marshall Space Flight Center's Payload Operations Integration Center tells us more about how the Environmental Protection Agency is working with NASA to use this information.

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