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The major goal of SORCE, and of NASA's Earth Observing System (EOS) Program in general, is to increase scientific understanding of our planet, with the ultimate product being education in its broadest forms. According to the Earth Science Strategic Plan, one of the four goals of EOS is to "foster the development of an informed and environmentally aware public." Contributions to the advancement of public knowledge about the Earth are key to the program's success. SORCE has several formal and informal educational undertakings.

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Date Of Record Release 2011-03-09 18:15:15
Description The major goal of SORCE, and of NASA's Earth Observing System (EOS) Program in general, is to increase scientific understanding of our planet, with the ultimate product being education in its broadest forms. According to the Earth Science Strategic Plan, one of the four goals of EOS is to "foster the development of an informed and environmentally aware public." Contributions to the advancement of public knowledge about the Earth are key to the program's success. SORCE has several formal and informal educational undertakings.
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Source National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
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Date Of Record Creation 2011-03-09 18:00:53
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Date Last Modified 2011-03-09 18:15:15
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2011-03-09 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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