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Dutch Aerosol Instrument on NASA Earth Ecosystem Satellite Receives Green Light

PACE in Orbit
Visualization of PACE observatory in Earth orbit.
(07-May-19) The newly developed Dutch space instrument for aerosol measurement SPEXone is awarded 7 million Euros from the Netherlands Space Office. This completes the funding that is needed for the production of the instrument. Onboard NASA satellite PACE (launch 2022), SPEXone will map the amount and properties of aerosols with unprecedented accuracy, providing new valuable data to climate scientists. SRON (Scroll down for English version)