An important mission into space is launched by NASA

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NASA has launched a satellite that is designed to study the Arctic and Antarctica in order to determine how much heat is escaping the planet. This will help Nasa determine how much heat is escaping the planet.

The satellites were launched from Mahia, New Zealand, using a Rocket Lab Electron rocket. The satellites were deployed at 4:35am EST following the launch of the rocket.

NASA has stated that the data will be used to influence climate models, thus leading to better predictions about the impact of climate change on human activities such as sea level rise, weather changes, snow and ice cover, and others.

Known as Polar Radiant Energy in the Far-Infrared Experiment (PREFIRE), the mission is devoted to understanding how solar radiation interacts with elements in the atmosphere of our planet in order to trap heat in the atmosphere and keep it trapped.

As NASA reported in its report, the tropics absorb energy from the Sun in the tropics, but once the heat has been absorbed, it is moved toward the poles by the weather and ocean currents before radiating upward into space. The amount of heat generated by such processes has not always been measured.

NASA described the mission as a combination of two CubeSats fitted with specialized miniature heat sensors to carry out the mission. Following the launch of the first rocket, the launch of the second rocket will be announced shortly thereafter.

When the satellites are launched, both of them will be deployed into asynchronic orbits near the poles – in other words, they will be passing over the same area within hours of each other, but at different times.

It would be possible for NASA to gather information about phenomena that occur on a short time scale and require continuous monitoring over a long period of time, as well as the effect that cloud cover has on earth’s temperature.

Timenews1 provided that news.

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