NASA and SRON sign agreement for SPEXone aerosol instrument on PACE space mission

NASA and SRON have signed the agreement in which The Netherlands contributes to the Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, Ocean Ecosystem (PACE) satellite with the SPEXone instrument. SPEXone will map properties of aerosol in our atmosphere with unprecedented accuracy. This provides answers to large open questions regarding Earth's climate. SPEXone brings the 'A' in PACE.

Gilbert Kirkham, NASA's Science Director of International and Interagency Relations, signed on behalf of NASA. Michael Wise, SRON's General and Scientific Director, signed on behalf of the Dutch parties in SPEXone.

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credits: SRON
credits: SRON