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MethaneSAT infrared spectrometer moves to build phase

Optics.org, September 15, 2020: A sensitive new infrared spectrometer for monitoring emissions of methane is on track to launch in 2022, after satellite builder Ball Aerospace said it was moving into part fabrication and assembly of “MethaneSAT”. Just six months after a preliminary design review, Ball said it had now successfully completed the critical design review of the craft’s flight system and its advanced spectrometer, which will be integrated onto a 350 kg satellite. Read Full Story.