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US Satellite Set for Launch to Monitor Space Weather

A new U.S. satellite is to be launched into space Tuesday to monitor space weather and watch for threatening solar storms. Liftoff for the U.S. craft, called Deep Space Climate Observatory, or DSCOVR, had been planned for Sunday, but was postponed because of a problem with the radar needed to track the rocket during flight. The satellite will travel from Cape Canaveral, Florida to a point in space three times farther than the moon where the gravitational pull of the sun and of the...

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