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UK to build new satellite to monitor climate crisis and natural disasters



The pathfinder craft, co-funded by £3m from the UK Space Agency, will provide data to help detect and monitor natural disastersThe UK will help fund and build a new spacecraft that will help scientists monitor the climate crisis and natural disasters.The new pathfinder satellite will be funded with £3m from the UK Space Agency, joining Spain and Portugal in the €80m (£70m) Atlantic Constellation project. Co-funding will be provided by Open Cosmos, based on the Harwell campus in Oxfordshire. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/science/2023/nov/21/uk-to-build-new-satellite-to-monitor-climate-crisis-and-natural-disasters

Author : Tom Ambrose

Publish date : 2023-11-21 00:01:10

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