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The goal of the two-year AIM mission is to study Polar Mesospheric Clouds, the Earth's highest clouds, which form an icy membrane at the edge of space.


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  LAUNCH COVERAGE
 
 Meet the AIM Launch Team
NASA's Launch Services Program gives the 'go' for launch!
Images of launch control, data center, and telemetry lab.

NASA Launch Manager Omar Baez





Omar Baez, NASA Launch Manager
The launch manager ensures that the countdown and launch decision processes are properly followed.
   
Senior Chief Engineer James Wood





James Wood, NASA Chief Engineer
The chief engineer is responsible for advising the launch manger of the launch vehicle's engineering and analysis status for launch.
   
AIM Launch Services Mission Manager Ron Mueller





Ron Mueller, AIM Launch Services Mission Manager
The mission manager serves as the primary interface between the spacecraft and the launch vehicle.
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Bert Garrido, Safety and Mission Assurance Manager





Bert Garrido, NASA Safety and Mission Assurance Manager
The safety and mission assurance manager is responsible for spacecraft and launch vehicle overall safety, quality and assessment of the launch countdown.
   
AIM Spacecraft Mission Director Joe Dezio





Joe Dezio, Spacecraft Mission Director
The spacecraft mission director provides the overall assessment of the spacecraft and its readiness to launch.
   
Joe Lackovich, NASA Advisory Manager





Joe Lackovich, NASA Advisory Manager
The advisory manager provides consultation for assessing the launch process and countdown.



 
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