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NASA Facts

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Facts & Figures

Instruments Aboard the AIM Spacecraft
SOFIE
CIPS
CDE

Why AIM?

The Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere, or “AIM”, experiment is a NASA space mission designed to study the highest clouds in the earth’s atmosphere – clouds at the edge of space. more >

NLC E-Book

Observing Noctilucent Clouds
by M. Gadsden and P. Parviainen
E-book available and published by the International Association of Geomagnitism and Aeronomy (IAGA)

Launch

Launch Date:
25 April 2007
Location:
Vandenberg AFB, CA
Launch Vehicle:
Pegasus XL

NASA Press Kit


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AIM Press Kit
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Press Releases

Archived AIM News

AIM Arrives at Vandenberg
12 March 2007
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More on the Web

Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado (2015) Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere—CIPS Instrument.

Spaceweather.com (2015) Realtime NLC Gallery.

NASA Earth Observatory (2013, June 25) Early Start for Noctilucent Clouds.

NASA Earth Observatory (2011, January 27) Night-Shining Clouds Are Getting Brighter.

AIM Mission Colors


Blue
RGB = R:0 G:141 B:207
CMYK = C:90 M:30 Y:0.5 K:0

Orange
RGB = R:255 G:153 B:51
CMYK = C:0 M:48 Y:88 K:0

Light Purple
RGB = R:153 G:153 B:204
CMYK = C:45 M:29 Y:0 K:0

Dark Purple
RGB = R:51 G:0 B:102
CMYK = C:77 M:73 Y:0.5 K:46

Black
RGB = R:0 G:0 B:0
CMYK = C:100 M:40 Y:40 K:100

White
RGB = R:255 G:255 B:255
CMYK = C:0 M:0 Y:0 K:0

 
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