trace gas


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trace gas

any gas that represents an extremely small or insignificant portion of a mixture of gases. See also gas-scavenging system.
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It will do this by analysing data from the ExoMars 2016 Trace Gas Orbiter spacecraft.
Another funding package of PS329,278 will help Open University scientists led by Dr Stephen Lewis study the Martian water cycle by analysing data from the ExoMars 2016 Trace Gas Orbiter spacecraft.
The European Space Agency (ESA) announced Thursday that its ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) had completed another important set of science calibration tests.
Although the Trace Gas Orbiter reached the Red Planet as intended, the descent of the tagalong Schiaparelli lander turned into a fatal plunge on October 19th, when a glitch compromised the landing.
The spacecraft on which the Schiaparelli lander travelled to Mars, Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO), carries an atmospheric probe to study trace gases such as methane around the planet.
lt;B An artist's impression of the Schiaparelli lander detaching from the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter in preparation for the descent onto the surface of Mars on Wednesday ESA
A joint ExoMars mission between Russia and Europe to glean more information from the Martian atmosphere entered a critical stage on Sunday, with the Schiaparelli ejecting from the ESA Trace Gas Orbiter and making its final movements towards the red planet.
Time-saved command signals for the landing on October 19 were uploaded into ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter's computers on October 3 and yesterday.
After the invention of laser in late 1960s Atwood and Kerr used laser as a source in photoacoustic spectroscopy for trace gas analysis because of its high spectral brightness.
A Russian heavy-lift Proton rocket carrying the Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, at 9.
First to arrive at Mars after a seven-month journey will be the Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) and Schiaparelli lander.
The company says that the acquisition of SpectraSensors has given it access to revolutionary laser technology and it will be showcasing the SS2100i-1 process gas analysers, which use pioneering tunable diode laser (TDL) technology for exceptional reliability in measuring trace gas components.