SpaceX To Launch Bezos-Backed Methane-Tracking Satellite

Artist's rendering of MethaneSAT.
Credit: Ball Aerospace
CAPE CANAVERAL—An $88 million project backed by the Jeff Bezos Earth Fund has selected SpaceX to launch a nonprofit’s methane-tracking satellite in October 2022. MethaneSAT LLC, a subsidiary of the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) environmental advocacy group, last year hired Ball Aerospace to build...

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