5 Things to Know About NASA’s New Mineral Dust Detector

5 Things to Know About NASA’s New Mineral Dust Detector

Called EMIT, the Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation will analyze dust carried through the atmosphere from dry regions to see what effects it has on the planet. Each year, strong winds carry more than a billion metric tons – or the weight of 10,000 aircraft carriers – of mineral dust from Earth’s deserts and […]