Quelle: novuslight.com, 23.07.2020 (auf Englisch)

Robust Laser Technology for Climate Satellites

The Franco-German satellite MERLIN is due to be launched into space in 2025 to measure the methane concentration in the Earth’s atmosphere – a milestone in climate research. Important components of the lidar measurement system come from the Ferdinand-Braun-Institut in Berlin, which has now delivered the required laser diode benches to the project partner.