This is a Shame

By Alex Morales, Bloomberg News
Feb. 24 (Bloomberg) — A satellite launched from California failed to reach orbit today, crashing into the sea near Antarctica and dooming a $273 million mission to study global-warming gases.
“The mission is lost,” National Aeronautics and Space Administration spokesman Steve Cole said in a telephone interview from the launch site at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

We desperately need more data (and fewer speculative computer models) about carbon dioxide and related greenhouse gasses and their behavior.

Hat tip:  Watts Up With That

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