NOAA, NASA team up again to investigate the atmosphere over Antarctica

Thirty years after NASA and NOAA launched a groundbreaking airborne campaign to study the Antarctic ozone hole, the two federal science agencies have once again joined forces over the world’s highest, driest and coldest continent to sniff out the secrets of the atmosphere.

The inside of NASA' DC-8 is crammed with instrumentation and crew for the ATom mission. - Credit:Joe Katich, CIRES/NOAA