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NASA TEMPO Instrument News Briefing

Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum Falcon 9 Block 5 | Intelsat 40e

NASA will hold a news briefing about its TEMPO (Tropospheric Emissions: Monitoring of Pollution) instrument scheduled to launch on the INTELSAT 40e satellite.

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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Intelsat 40e

SpaceX | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
April 7, 2023, 4:30 a.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission:

Intelsat 40e is an advanced geostationary satellite that will provide Intelsat’s government and enterprise customers across North and Central America with high-throughput, “coast-to-coast” services. The satellite’s capabilities will support the growing number of customers that depend on Intelsat’s managed services and solutions to easily integrate satellite into their overall networking and communications strategies. Hosted on the Intelsat 40e satellite is NASA’s Tropospheric Emissions: Monitoring of Pollution (TEMPO), an Earth science instrument that will observe air pollution over North America in unprecedented detail.

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