NASA approves PolSIR mission for better understanding of Earth's atmosphere


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NASA has greenlit a new mission that will aid in understanding the dynamic nature of Earth's atmosphere. Called the PolSIR (Polarized Submillimeter Ice-cloud Radiometer), the mission will survey ice clouds to determine how and why they change throughout the day. These observations will aid in improving climate forecasts. Let us take a look at how the mission will work.