Glory is a unique research satellite designed to orbit the Earth and achieve two major goals. Glory's first goal is to collect data on the properties of aerosols and black carbon in the Earth's atmosphere and climate system; its second goal is to collect data on solar irradiance for Earth's long-term climate record. This seven-minute video introduces Glory's science objectives, people, and instruments, and provides an overview of the Glory mission.
Megan Willy (IRC/UMBC): Animator Chere Petty (UMBC): Animator Ryan Zuber (UMBC): Animator Alex Kekesi (GST): Animator Jesse Allen (SSAI): Animator Walt Feimer (HTSI): Animator Chris Smith (HTSI): Animator Stefanie Misztal (UMBC): Video Editor Erica Drezek (HTSI): Narrator Maria Frostic (UMBC): Producer Judith Lean (U.S. Naval Research Laboratory): Scientist Brian Cairns (NASA/GSFC GISS): Scientist James Hansen Ph.D. (NASA/GSFC GISS): Scientist Bryan Fafaul (NASA/GSFC): Scientist Chris Smith (HTSI): Videographer Sarah DeWitt (NASA/GSFC): Videographer Maria Frostic (UMBC): Videographer Jefferson Beck (UMBC): Videographer Andrew Freeberg (NASA/GSFC): Videographer Maria Frostic (UMBC): Writer
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GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation:
Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 22.214.171.124.0