New instrument ASIM in the ISS to observe thunderstorms

ASIM (Atmosphere-Space Interactions Monitor) was arrived on April 13, 2018 on the International Space Station (ISS). This instrument can observe TLE (transient luminous events) and TGF ( Terrestrial gamma-ray flashes ) for a better understanding of the influence of violent storms on the atmosphere and the climate on Earth. B.USOC is the ESA responsible center for the ASIM infrastructure : receiving the telemetries, monitoring the instrument, delivering the data to ASIM Science Data Centre in Denmark.

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