Quelle: optics.org, 20.07.2020 (auf Englisch)

FBH lidar diodes promise clearer view of climate change

Franco-German Merlin satellite measuring atmospheric methane to be launched in 2025. A joint space mission by the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and France's National Center for Space Studies (CNES) is scheduled for launch in 2025 to begin active measurements of atmospheric methane.