UK firm rockets towards space climate mission

A UK company has been picked to work with the Space Agency on a climate change mission. Thales Alenia Space has signed a contract with the Agency to work on MicroCarb, a joint UK-French satellite mission which will measure sources and sinks of carbon, the principal greenhouse gas driving global warming, from space. It is […]

UK and France to track climate change from space

The UK and French space agencies have joined forces to work together to tackle climate change. The MicroCarb co-operation agreement is a satellite mission which will measure sources and sinks of carbon, the principal greenhouse gas driving global warming. According to the UK Space Agency, it is the first European mission intended to characterise greenhouse […]