NASA launches TEMPO air quality monitor to track pollution

  • NASA has launched TEMPO (Tropospheric Emissions Monitoring of Pollution instrument) into a fixed-rotation orbit around Earth.
  • TEMPO will keep track of nitrogen dioxide, formaldehyde, ground-level ozone, and other harmful airborne pollutants.
  • These pollutants are the building blocks of smog.


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