ESA launches the Sentinel 5-P satellite to monitor air pollution
Today’s Video of the Day comes from the European Space Agency (ESA) and features a look at the new Sentinel 5-P satellite.
The new satellite was launched by ESA on Friday October 13, 2017. It will be responsible for monitoring air pollution and air quality, including levels of sulfur dioxide, formaldehyde, nitrogen dioxide, and ozone.
The data will be used for air quality forecasts, UV forecasts, and aviation safety, as well as the study of the Earth’s atmosphere and climate change.
Video Credit: European Space Agency