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Solar radiation

SOLAR on ISS
Humans have developed instrumentation to measure the spectral shape of sunlight. BIRA-IASB contributed to this quest with the SOLAR/SOLSPEC instrument on board the ISS.
Improving our Sun knowledge while certifying our instruments
The assessment of the radiometric performances of both spatial and ground-based instruments, measuring the solar spectrum, is done in BIRA-IASB’s radiometric laboratories.