PACE Spacecraft In Orbit Over Earth
[05-Mar-19] PACE is NASA's Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem mission, currently in the design phase of mission development. It is scheduled to launch in 2022, extending and improving NASA's over 20-year record of satellite observations of global ocean biology, aerosols (tiny particles suspended in the atmosphere), and clouds. This rendering shows a model of the PACE spacecraft as it orbits Earth.
Credit: NASA GSFC. Download this image (JPG, 130 KB).
For more information about the PACE mission, visit the Mission Page.