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NASA’s CloudSat/CALIPSO satellites celebrate 10 years on orbit

Submit on Tuesday, June 7th, 2016 22:55

Ten years ago the first images were returned from the CALIPSO and CloudSat atmospheric aerosol LIDAR (Light Detection And Ranging) and cloud-profiling radar missions following their joint launch on 28 April 2006. The satellites joined the A-Train, a coordinated group of international satellites providing simultaneous observation data used by scientists to advance knowledge of Earth-system science.

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