NASA's mineral dust detector on ISS starts gathering data with EMIT

Thu, 04 Aug 2022 05:11:47 GMT
Space Daily

Pasadena CA (JPL) Aug 03, 2022 Newly installed on the space station, the instrument, called EMIT...

Pasadena CA (JPL) Aug 03, 2022 Newly installed on the space station, the instrument, called EMIT, will help answer questions about how mineral dust from Earth's arid regions affects climate. After being installed on the exterior of the International Space Station, NASA's Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT) mission has provided its first view of Earth. The milestone, called "first light," took place at