ESA satellite launches Dutch tech into space to study climate change

May 29, 2024

By Thomas Macaulay

Dutch tech has launched into space onboard a spacecraft designed to analyse climate change. The EarthCARE satellite — a collaboration between the European Space Agency (ESA) and its Japanese peer JAXA — lifted off today on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Equipped with four instruments, the mission aims to unearth new insights about the impact of clouds and aerosols on our climate. Dutch tech features prominently in those plans. One key contribution comes from TNO, a research organisation headquartered in The Hague. The non-profit co-created EarthCARE’s Multi Spectral Imager (MSI), which will generate data on clouds and aerosols. Two cameras on…

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