NASA Selects Earth Ice Cloud Study Mission

Ice cloud

Credit: NASA
HOUSTON—NASA has selected a new mission to study high-altitude ice clouds that form daily in Earth’s tropical and subtropical regions. The study will assess how and why the formations change as part of the global climate model. The Polarized Submillimeter Ice-cloud Radiometer (PolSIR) mission will...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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