Extending the decades-long record of Earth's energy budget
The Libera mission will record how much energy leaves our planet’s atmosphere on a day-by-day basis providing crucial information about how Earth’s climate is evolving over time. The mission will maintain decades long data record of observation from NASA’s suite of Clouds and the Earth’s Radiant Energy System (CERES) instruments.
Launch Date: scheduled to launch in 2027
Lead Institution: LASP
Lead Funding Agency: NASA Earth Science Division
Partners: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of Arizona, University of Michigan, Space Dynamics Laboratory at Utah State University, Colorado State University, Ball Aerospace, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)