NASA Sounding Rocket Observing Nitric Oxide in Polar Night

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 16:20 in Astronomy & Space

Portal origin URL: NASA Sounding Rocket Observing Nitric Oxide in Polar NightPortal origin nid: 457436Published: Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 14:05Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: The northern lights may be beautiful, but the nitric oxide they leave behind can impact Earth's ozone supply. To understand this abundance of nitric oxide in the polar atmosphere, NASA will launch the Polar Night Nitric Oxide or PolarNOx experiment on Jan. 26 from the Poker Flat Research Range in Alaska.Portal image: Image of Scott Bailey and PolarNOx payload in the labScience Categories: Sun

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