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Introducing the EarthCARE Mission Manager

12 Oct 2023

In this video, Björn Frommknecht describes his role as Mission Manager of EarthCARE, and what he enjoys most about his involvement with this upcoming Earth Explorer.

EarthCARE (Cloud, Aerosol and Radiation Explorer) mission is expected to be launched next year. The mission is a joint venture between ESA and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency), and will help our understanding of the role clouds and aerosols play in reflecting solar incident radiation back into space and how they can trap infrared radiation emitted from Earth's surface.