Tiny nanosat aims to spot volcanic eruptions from space before they happen

A new sensor aims to send information about volcanic activity and air quality from a tiny satellite as swiftly as possible, to help speed up the response to eruptions.

The Nanosat Atmospheric Chemistry Hyperspectral Observation System, or NACHOS, will fly roughly 300 miles (480 kilometers) in altitude above Earth, scanning the ground using a hyperspectral imager.

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News Source: https://www.space.com/tiny-nanosat-volcanic-eruptions-space

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