Methane satellite mission control in New Zealand

Rebecca Howard
Wed, 06 Nov 2019

Rebecca Howard
Wed, 06 Nov 2019
An international space mission to help tackle climate change will be based in New Zealand as the government works toward a goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods announced the government is putting $26 million toward MethaneSAT, a satellite designed to locate and measure methane from human sources worldwide and said the mission control centre would be in New Zealand.“This is an ambitious science partnership between New Zealand and the Environmental Defense Fund that will see New Zealand a...
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