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Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere (AIM)-Exploring Clouds at the Edge of Space

The Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere (AIM) "satellite mission will explore Polar Mesospheric Clouds (PMCs), also called noctilucent clouds, to find out why they form and why they are changing." The website illustrates this NASA project's scientific goals, six objectives, and importance. Users can find a list of publications and links to related news stories and articles about the project. Through a series of images, individuals can learn about the instrumentation including the Solar Occultation for Ice Experiment (SOFIE) and the Cloud Imaging and Particle Size Experiment (CIPS).
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April 29th, 2005
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April 28th, 2005 at 4:48pm
Date Of Record Release
June 12th, 2005 at 12:29pm
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