Wednesday, August 22, 2007
UK Satellite Mission To Improve Accuracy Of Climate-Change Measurements Gains Global Support
The idea is for TRUTHS to be a master device in orbit, against which other earth observation satellites are tested and calibrated. That ensures they will all be working off the same measurement benchmark. It also reduces costs - a central orbiting reference point means each individual satellite doesn't need to be equipped with its own individual suite of calibration tools.
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