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Latest Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere Stories

2008-01-03 10:02:49

A Hampton University professor is shedding new light on night-shining clouds that might be affected by climate change. Jim Russell is the lead scientist for the NASA-funded AIM satellite, the first to study the wispy "noctilucent" clouds, which only appear above Earth's poles.

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2007-06-30 00:10:00

A NASA satellite has captured the first occurrence this summer of mysterious shiny polar clouds that form 50 miles above Earth’s surface.

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2007-04-25 17:15:00

A rocket carrying a NASA spacecraft was launched Wednesday on a first-ever mission to study mysterious clouds that float 50 miles above Earth.

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2007-04-12 16:57:10

NASA is preparing to launch the Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere (AIM) spacecraft, the first mission dedicated to exploration of mysterious ice clouds that dot the edge of space in Earth's polar regions.


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