Adler Planetarium IR Satellite

By |2020-03-21T17:38:07-05:00March 6th, 2015|

The Adler Planetarium is collaborating with Orbital Transports to build, launch, and operate a 3U CubeSat to demonstrate the ability to obtain Earth observation imagery in mid-infrared spectrum from low Earth orbit.  The primary science mission will map the global temperature of the Earth's surface at a sufficient resolution to provide valuable data.  We plan [...]