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  • The SAM Experiment, Launched 40 Years Ago, Opened an Era of Atmospheric Discoveries

    Link: http://www.nasa.gov/langley/the-sam-experiment-launched-40-years-ago-opened-an-era-of-atmospheric-discoveries

    In 1975, Pat McCormick was a NASA Langley Research Center scientist who led the Stratospheric Aerosol Measurements (SAM) experiment. SAM went to space as part of the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project. This year marks the 40th anniversary of this scientifically and politically important mission.