SpaceX launches satellite Intelsat 40e to monitor air pollution

SpaceX launched an e-earthed ‘ethnostationary’ commercial communication satellite with the Intelsat 40e spacecraft into orbit, giving a broadband connection to the government and the consumer in central and north America. The satellite, developed by Maxar Technologies, received a full field for air pollution observations in the mission’s Tropospheric Emissions Monitoring Unit (TEMPO). Image Source: SpaceX. […]
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